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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  ...

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  ...

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 ...

Not All Rivers Reach the Sea - The New York Times


Nov 17, 2011 ... An expanse along the 70-mile stretch where the Colorado River has run dry, Peter McBrideThe long expanse where the Colorado River has ...

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 ...

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 ...

Boulder Canyon Operations Office | Lower Colorado Region ...


Jun 4, 2015 ... Boulder Canyon Operations Office. Lower Colorado River Water Delivery Contracts. Questions and Answers. What is the source of Colorado ...

Colorado River Headwaters - Colorado Department of Transportation


Downstream the Colorado is a mighty river irrigating and providing power to the Southwestern United States. But up here, at its source, it is no different from ...

Where the Colorado River Runs Dry - The New York Times


Feb 14, 2012 ... MOST visitors to the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon probably don't realize that the mighty Colorado River, America's most legendary ...

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 ...

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Colorado River Map -- National Geographic


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

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 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 ...