Roanoke River


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Roanoke River

A river rising in southwest Virginia and flowing about 660 km (410 mi) generally east and southeast to Albemarle Sound in northeast North Carolina.
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The system collects stormwater and diverts it into the Roanoke River or one of its 13 tributaries in the city.
Built near Edwards Ferry on the Roanoke River, Albemarle was launched in the spring of 1864.
This province consists of northern and southern physiographic regions, which divide near the Roanoke River gap.
Roth, the mayor of Plymouth, a small town on the Roanoke River.
(1), virtually all (99%) of the 2428 returns of the 9220 adults tagged in the Roanoke River during the springs of 1959-77, occurred within the Albemarle Sound estuary.
North Carolina is only about 20 miles from the proposed uranium mine and residents, public officials and lawmakers there worry that a catastrophic release of radioactive waste could poison Kerr Lake, the drinking water source for more than 118,000 North Carolinians, as well as contaminate the fishing- and recreation-rich Roanoke River as far east as Pamlico Sound.
Plymouth Wood Treating Plant site is an active wood pulp mill located near the confluence of Welch Creek and the Roanoke River.
He jumped off a bridge into the Roanoke River, not far from where he often had fished with his father and later with his own son.
"A few exceptions are the Cape Fear River, Roanoke River, Neuse River and Sandhills areas, where populations are relatively stable," he says.
Roanoke, Virginia, sits at the head-waters of three major water systems: the New River on one side of the watershed flows into the Mississippi River, the Roanoke River flows to the Outer Banks, and the Upper James River flows to Chesapeake Bay.

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