Niobrara


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Niobrara

(nīəbrâr`ə), river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the High Plains, E Wyo., and flowing E across N Nebraska to the Missouri River on Nebraska's northeast border. The Mirage Flats irrigation project uses water impounded by Box Butte Dam (completed 1946). A scenic 76-mi (122-km) portion of the river comprises Niobrara National Scenic River (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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We set 12 trapping grids within the Niobrara Chalk Barrens during 14 May-27 June 2007.
And, thanks to the Niobrara and some other oil and natural gas liquids plays around the state, that latter number appears likely to rise sharply.
Aquatic macrophytes or algae may be found along shorelines or forming mid-channel beds, particularly in the Niobrara River, but are less common than shoreline grasses.
This has proven a great way to contact visitors who are on the water, but not all visitors to the Niobrara float the river.
DHS Rig-18 has spudded the Battle Mountain 14-10L well, which is the first of a minimum 3 well Niobrara Shale Oil appraisal drilling program in 2011.
The D-J Basin is part of the Niobrara Shale Formation, which has seen increased production due to horizontal drilling.
A day later, we left Niobrara, Nebraska, and the Sioux Lands, a fine Rio Grande gobbler in the back of the pickup, and headed toward Iowa, where we had a rendezvous--or so we hoped--with yet another public-land longbeard.
A specially designed hybrid microhole coiled tubing rig recently concluded the drilling of 25 test wells to penetrate an intractable natural gas formation called the Niobrara in western Kansas and eastern Colorado.
Elasmosaurus platyurus (``plate-boned lizard'' for the large plate bones of the shoulder and pelvis area), Niobrara Chalk formation of northwestern Kansas in 1860.
A federal judge has ruled that the National Park Service (NPS) management plan for the Niobrara National Scenic Riverway is inadequate and unenforceable.