South Platte River


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South Platte River

A river of central and northeast Colorado and west-central Nebraska flowing about 720 km (450 mi) eastward to the North Platte River to form the Platte River.
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Noun1.South Platte River - a tributary of the Platte River
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
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Creating connected and useful parks and public spaces, especially along the South Platte River
In Denver, where the South Platte River flows out of the Rocky Mountains and through a city-built whitewater course, officials acknowledge the water at times exceeds standards for E.
There currently are no homes in the immediate vicinity of the Meow Wolf site; the closest residences, at Sun Valley Homes, are about a mile southwest across the South Platte River.
On January 13, 2017 the body of Adam Gilbertson (29) was found in the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado.
The track was devastated by the 1965 Great South Platte River flood, forcing the rescue of more than a hundred horses.
Bill eloped young and worked as a milkman and real estate salesman before buying land beside the South Platte River in the 1960s.
It was created by a dam placed on the South Platte River.
Not only were flooding impacts felt in narrow mountain canyons, but flooding across the Front Range combined into a large-scale, multistate flood event as tributary waters swelled and flowed down the South Platte River onto the high plains across northeast Colorado and into Nebraska.
In the months after the disaster, researchers detected record high levels of drugs in the South Platte River Basin, near the state's northern border.
Months after the disaster, scientists identified record high levels of drugs in the South Platte River Basin, close to Colorado's northern border.
Greg taught me how to shoot and hunt and let me roam around on his family farm on the South Platte River near Brule, hunting ducks and quail along with some rabbits and other small game along the way.
Bestgen (1989), assisted by earlier works (Ellis, 1914; Bailey and Allum, 1962; Li, 1968; Stasiak, 1977, 1980; Propst and Carlson, 1986), clarified the historical distribution and status of redbelly dace in the South Platte River Basin, Colorado, the only other area in the state known to support species of Chrosomus.

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