Snake River


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Snake River

A river of the northwest United States rising in northwest Wyoming and flowing about 1,670 km (1,040 mi) through southern Idaho, along the Oregon-Idaho and Idaho-Washington borders, and through southeast Washington to the Columbia River. The river has spectacular deep gorges and is used for irrigation and hydroelectric power. In southeast Idaho it forms the southern edge of the Snake River Plain, a large, arid region.

Snake River

n
(Placename) a river in the northwestern US, rising in NW Wyoming and flowing west through Idaho, turning north as part of the border between Idaho and Oregon, and flowing west to the Columbia River near Pasco, Washington. Length: 1670 km (1038 miles)

Snake′ Riv′er


n.
a river flowing from NW Wyoming through S Idaho into the Columbia River in SE Washington. 1038 mi. (1670 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Snake River - a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westwardSnake River - a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Gem State, ID, Idaho - a state in the Rocky Mountains
Beaver State, OR, Oregon - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Equality State, WY, Wyoming - a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
Twin Falls, Twin - a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
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Scanty Fare.- A Mendicant Snake.- Embarkation on Henry River- Joy of the Voyageurs.-Arrival at Snake River.- Rapids and Breakers.
In the course of the day the little squadron arrived at the confluence of Henry and Mad Rivers, which, thus united, swelled into a beautiful stream of a light pea-green color, navigable for boats of any size, and which, from the place of junction, took the name of Snake River, a stream doomed to be the scene of much disaster to the travellers.
During the spring, summer, and autumn, they hunt the buffalo about the head-waters of the Missouri, Henry's Fork of the Snake River, and the northern branches of Salmon River.
Middle Snake River Tributary Sedimentation and Phosphorus Ponds, Southern Idaho Water Quality Coalition (Idaho) - The Southern Idaho Water Quality Coalition based in Twin Falls, Idaho, will receive $156,182 to construct a series of sediment and phosphorus removal ponds on the O Coulee Canal and the Auger Falls Lateral 43 Canal.
We therefore welcomed a thorough refresher course recently when Alternatives Food Corporation, importer and local distributor of American Wagyu steaks from Snake River Farms, hosted an event that taught the simple steps to preparing and cooking steak in partnership with chef Carlo Miguel (executive corporate chef, Foodee Group Concepts).
* Dams: Helping the endangered southern resident orca population recover is priority, but any talk of removing dams on the Snake River should be a concern.
At the time of our analyses, parentage-based tagging data were available only for adults that spawned in 2009-2012 at hatcheries in the Snake River (data available from website, accessed January 2016).
ROWING: Dennis Anderson, foreground, rows the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park while his son, Trevor, casts.
In Jackson, Wyoming, the members-only Snake River Sporting Club recently opened its 800 private acres of river and national forest to anyone craving a taste of the Tiny House movement for the night.
We feel Idaho Falls is really growing and we have a lot of business coming to the Idaho National Laboratory and the events center is coming in (about 1 mile north at Snake River Landing), InnTrusted CEO Rusty Landon said.
On Friday, Shafer Contracting of Shafer, Minnesota, submitted the apparent low bid of $24.2 million for one of the bigger upcoming projects -- the I-35 Snake River bridge and pavement replacement in the Pine City area.
Boise-based Agri Beef is pushing its high-end Snake River Farms brand into grocery stores this holiday season to offer a premium option to serve at home.