Canadian River


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Canadian River

a river in the southern US, rising in NE New Mexico and flowing east to the Arkansas River in E Oklahoma. Length: 1458 km (906 miles)

Canadian River

 

a river in the USA; a right tributary of the Arkansas River. Length, approximately 1, 500 km. Basin area, 124, 000 sq km. It rises in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (in the Rocky Mountains) and flows through the Great Plains and the Central Plains. There are sharp fluctuations in the flow; high water occurs in spring. The average annual discharge is 177 cu m per sec. The Canadian River is used for irrigation.

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Correction: The original version of this story misstated the makeup of the amicus briefs and the position of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
The native people who lived along the shores of the Canadian River, referred to as Antelope Creek Indians, fashioned the flint into spear points, knives, arrowheads, and tools such as hide scrapers and drills.
Among the honorees is a broad-canopied bur oak along the banks of the North Canadian River in Oklahoma City.
Further, it persists in only two river reaches of the South Canadian River drainage, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma (Propst 1999; Wilde 2002) and these populations are declining (Larson 1991; Pigg et al.
The North Canadian River lies south of the 1889 Oklahoma City town site and bisects the modern, 620--square-mile city from west to east.
was on his way home on 16 January when he saw three vehicles parked alongside the North Canadian River.
THE Queen and Prince Philip had to be rescued from a freezing Canadian river when their boat stalled.
I grew up on the edge of the Canadian River Breaks at Borger, Texas.
This small fish occurs not only in stretches of the Arkansas River in Kansas but also in parts of the Cimarron River in Kansas and Oklahoma, the Beaver/North Canadian River in Oklahoma, and the Canadian/ South Canadian River in Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.
The proposal covers approximately 1,160 miles (1,865 kilometers) of rivers and 300 feet (91 meters) of the adjacent riparian zone along portions of the Arkansas River in Kansas, Cimarron River in Kansas and Oklahoma, Beaver/North Canadian River in Oklahoma, and Canadian/ South Canadian River in New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Canadian River Municipal Water Authority, TX.

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