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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Sampling records from the Canadian River system in New Mexico were located between Ute Dam (35[degrees]20'42"N, 103[degrees]26'32"W) to the New Mexico/Texas border (35[degrees]23'37"N, 103[degrees]02'36"W).
Claude Guthrie's admission of his brother Charley's crime took me back to that photograph of the Oklahomans lined up on the North Canadian River bridge.
Decreasing abundance of the Arkansas River shiner in the South Canadian River, Oklahoma.
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.
AT3 Wesley Hollingsworth of VQ-3, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., was on his way home on 16 January when he saw three vehicles parked alongside the North Canadian River. Witnesses reported that minutes earlier, a car had veered out of control and landed in the 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.
Most of these communities continue to use preexisting groundwater reserves to improve quality or supplement their surface supply, and the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority has acquired extensive groundwater rights so that it can augment and improve the quality of water it dispenses from Lake Meredith.
He released his EP, "Canadian River" and the title track reached the Folk/DJ chart Top 25.
YUKON The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority entered a contract to widen the North Canadian River bridges and overflow bridges as traffic volumes continue to grow rapidly on the west section of the John Kilpatrick Turnpike north of the Interstate 40 interchange.

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