Wabash River

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Wa·bash River

A river of the east-central United States rising in western Ohio and flowing about 765 km (475 mi) generally southwest across Indiana and southward on the Indiana-Illinois border to the Ohio River.
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Noun1.Wabash River - a tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across IndianaWabash River - a tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana
Hoosier State, Indiana, IN - a state in midwestern United States
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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Nestled along the banks of the Wabash River, just across the Indiana state line, lies Terre Haute, a fun-filled destination for the entire family.
That was on Jim and Stella Fay Armstrong's corn and soybean farm in Indiana's Wabash River Valley.
Featuring 99 apartments with unique floorplans crafted to make the most of City and Wabash river views, all with high-end finishes including large balconies, premium appliances, custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, ensuite bathrooms, high ceilings, and custom closet systems.
Nestle Purina PetCare, for example, sources a percentage of the corn in its pet food from the lower Wabash River region, and works with The Nature Conservancy to reduce the flow of nutrients and soil sediment along the Wabash River in Indiana and Illinois.
The earth they love so much was brought here by the glacier that carved out the Great Lakes, the same glacier that, when it melted, released a torrent of water so large and so fast that it carved the Wabash River valley out of the soft sandstone of the area, creating the bluff now known as Victory Noll.
Four years later, during the American Revolution, George Rogers Clark and his Virginia militiamen quickly and easily took possession of Kaskaskia and then Vincennes on the Wabash River, and the British offered little resistance.
The Wabash River is at about flood stage and the enormous volume of water is helping dilute the fuel, which is expected to be undetectable by the time it reaches the Mississippi River later Tuesday, EPA on-scene coordinator Kevin Turner said.
Although O'Neal was unable to track them to their final destination each night, he says there is some evidence they ended up either on a couple of lakes in southeastern Illinois or along the Wabash River system, which divides Indiana and Illinois.
In 1812 the Potawatomi had a strong presence at Prophetstown on the Wabash River in Indiana territory, allied with Shawnee Chief Tecumseh and his brother the Shawnee prophet.
In addition, field tests will be conducted at the Power Systems Demonstration Facility at the National Carbon Capture Center in Wilsonville, Ala., and at the Wabash River IGCC plant in Terre Haute, Ind.