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Colorado River


The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico The 1,450-mile (2,330 km) Colorado River drains an  ...

Colorado River Map -- National Geographic


Explore an interactive map of Colorado River diversions, dams, ecosystems, stories, pictures, video, and more.

The Colorado River Runs Dry | Science | Smithsonian


From its source high in the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River channels water south nearly 1,500 miles, over falls, through deserts and canyons, to the lush ...

Where the River Runs Dry - The New Yorker


May 25, 2015 ... Pitt, who is in her forties, is the director of the E.D.F.'s Colorado River Program. She has long brown hair, which she had pulled back into a ...

Not All Rivers Reach the Sea - The New York Times


Nov 17, 2011 ... A conservation writer and photographer-filmmaker recounted their journey down the Colorado River, which runs dry long before reaching the ...

Colorado River - Water in the desert - DesertUSA


Colorado river and the use of its water has shaped the history of the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, which all depend on ...

Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway


Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway follows the River through Colorado from it's source in Rocky Mountain National Park to the Gore Canyon.

Why The Colorado River Stopped Flowing : The Picture Show : NPR


Jul 14, 2011 ... After traveling the entire Colorado River, photographer Peter McBride was surprised by how his journey ended: stuck in the once-rich wetlands ...

The Colorado River - BobsPixels.com


The Colorado River is the primary river of the American Southwest, draining somewhere in the vicinity of 242,000 square miles of land, from the states of ...

Colorado River Storage Project | UC Region | Bureau of Reclamation


Jun 29, 2016 ... The 1956 Colorado River Storage Project Act has had a significant impact on the development and management of water in the Upper ...

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About the Colorado River Basin | Colorado Basin: Setting the Course


The Colorado River is a national treasure, the lifeblood of the arid West and essential to daily life for farms, ranches, cities, suburbs and the tourism economy  ...

Rare Sight: Colorado River Reaches Gulf (Photos) - Live Science


May 21, 2014 ... For the first time in 16 years, freshwater from the Colorado River has flowed into the Gulf of California.

Where does the Colorado River start and end? | Reference.com


The Colorado River begins in north central Colorado and ends at the Gulf of California. The river is chiefly supplied by snow melting in the Rocky Mountains and ...