Platte River


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Platte River

 (plăt)
A river, about 500 km (310 mi) long, of central Nebraska formed by the confluence of the North Platte and South Platte Rivers and flowing eastward to the Missouri River at the Iowa border below Omaha.
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Noun1.Platte River - a river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri RiverPlatte River - a river in Nebraska that flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
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On the 28th, they breakfasted on one of the islands which lie at the mouth of the Nebraska or Platte River - the largest tributary of the Missouri, and about six hundred miles above its confluence with the Mississippi.
The Kansas resemble the Osages in features, dress, and language; they raise corn and hunt the buffalo, ranging the Kansas River, and its tributary streams; at the time of the captain's visit, they were at war with the Pawnees of the Nebraska, or Platte River.
On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt Lake, and reaches Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
On January 13, 2017 the body of Adam Gilbertson (29) was found in the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado.
This poses a question about the longevity of the 280-megawatt Rawhide plant, operated by the Platte River Power Authority, a generation and transmission association made up of Fort Collins, Loveland, Estes Park and Longmont.
Major organization : PLATTE RIVER RECOVERY IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM
US-based private equity firm Platte River Equity has acquired MFG Chemical in partnership with the Charles E.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 28, 2017-MFG Chemical acquired by Platte River Equity for undisclosed amount
I shot this blue-billed mallard on the North Platte River.
Nature writer, communications consultant, and tour guide Pfost spotlights NebraskaAEs Platte River valley.
Synopsis: Richard and Seth Barrett are devoted to running the family ranch on Nebraska's Platte River.
It was created by a dam placed on the South Platte River.