Tulare Lake


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Tulare Lake,

intermittent lake, in the Central Valley, central Calif. The Kings, Kaweah, and Kern rivers at one time flowed into the lake, but their waters have been diverted for irrigation. The land in the lake's basin has a high salt content. In dry seasons, Tulare Lake is almost without water. Visited by the Spanish in 1772, the lake then was c.50 mi (80 km) long and c.35 mi (60 km) wide.
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Groundwater in agricultural regions, such as the Salinas Valley and the Tulare Lake Basin, has been adversely impacted by agricultural practices, with nitrate-N (NO[sub.
Samples from Panoche, Madera, and Pixley are north of former Tulare Lake and Los Gatos Creek.
9 Land-applied dairy manure 127 Harvest 130 Leaching to groundwater 195 Runoff 18 Atmospheric 38 Cropland Nitrogen Outputs The left half of the pie chart represents total nitrogen inputs (in giga-grams of nitrogen per year) to 127 million hectares in the study area of Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley in 2005.
The SBX2 1 report focused on nitrate pollution in California's Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley, a region that comprises four of the five most agriculturally productive counties in the United States, and that supplies hundreds of different foods to the entire continent throughout the year.
Near Tulare Lake, she encounters both Spicer and Jeffers, reframing Spicer's famous last words as "Agribusiness did it to our vocabulary.
Even Tulare Lake, one of the most prominent features of the landscape, is absent from these scenes.
A preliminary ruling earlier this year in what has come to be known as the Tulare Lake case threatens to make protection of endangered species more expensive than anyone had anticipated, Haddock told reporters in October in Portland at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual meeting.
9 million on what was once Tulare Lake, home of the Tachi Indians; opened in l988, designed for 3,000 prisoners, now holding 5,030.
Two outlined to date are in the North Grasslands and Tulare Lake Basin out of the DFG's Fresno-area district.
After two years of robberies and murders, the legislature authorized a deputy sheriff to hunt him down, and he was shot in his camp at Tulare Lake.
when Tulare had a lake A century and more ago, a good bit of Tulare County lay beneath Tulare Lake, one of the largest bodies of water west of the Mississippi.