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River region of the lower Colorado River of the southwestern United States in North America that rises in the Rocky Mountains and has its outlet at the Colorado River Delta in the northern Gulf of California in northwestern Mexico, between the states of Baja California and Sonora. Wikipedia

  • Colorado River Delta

    Region where the Colorado River flows into the Gulf of California in eastern Mexicali Municipality in the north of the state of Baja California in northwesternmost Mexico. Part of a larger geologic region called the Salton Trough. Wikipedia

  • Colorado River

    One of the principal rivers (along with the Rio Grande) in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. states and two Mexican states. Wikipedia

  • Course of the Colorado River

    Major river of the western United States and northwest Mexico in North America. Its source. Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Colorado River

    Completed. The shallow draft paddle steamers were found to be the most economical way to ship goods between the Pacific Ocean ports and settlements and mines along the lower river, putting in at landings in Sonora state, Baja California Territory, California state, Arizona Territory, New Mexico Territory, and Nevada state. Wikipedia

  • Glen Canyon Dam

    Concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River in northern Arizona, United States, near the town of Page. Built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1956 to 1966 and forms Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the U.S. with a capacity of 27 e6acre feet. Wikipedia

  • List of dams in the Colorado River system

    List of dams on the Colorado River system of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. The Colorado runs 1450 mi from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of California, draining parts of seven U.S. states and two Mexican states. Wikipedia

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    • Flooding, and the river's enormous silt or sediment load, created problems for settlements in the Lower Colorado River Valley and navigation on the lower portion of the river.Glen Canyon Dam-Wikipedia
    • It is in the Lower Colorado River Valley that an irrigation project, involving the diversion of some of the river water to the low plain of the Imperial Valley, led to disaster in 1904.Intermontane Plateaus-Wikipedia
    • In 3000 BCE, people speaking the Yuman (Quechan) language began moving into the region from the Lower Colorado River Valley and southwestern Arizona portions of the Sonoran desert.Chula Vista, California-Wikipedia
    • A prime example is along the Lower Colorado River Valley, where changes in water management combined with the destruction of cottonwood-willow riparian habitat have led to the loss of almost all breeding and foraging areas.Vermilion flycatcher-Wikipedia
    • Kingman's higher elevation and location between the Colorado Plateau and the Lower Colorado River Valley keeps summer high temperatures away from the extremes (115 F or more) experienced by Phoenix and the Colorado River Valley.Kingman, Arizona-Wikipedia
    • As the technology of electric power transmission improved, the Lower Colorado was considered for its hydroelectric-power potential.Hoover Dam-Wikipedia

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