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History of floods in the Oldman River basin

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Published by Alberta Environment, Water Resources Management Services, Technical Services Division, Hydrology Branch in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by A.M. Mustapha and S. Figliuzzi
    ContributionsFigliuzzi, S. J., Alberta. Water Resources Management Services. Technical Services Division, Alberta. Hydrology Branch, Alberta. Water Resources Management Services
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB 1399.5 C2 M98 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 161 p. (some folded) :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25900570M
    OCLC/WorldCa35425557


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The Bow River runs through the city of Calgary, taking in the Elbow River Country: Canada. The Oldman Watershed Council (OWC) is a community-based, not-for-profit that works with everyone to find practical solutions to environmental challenges that impact us all.

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FLOODS OF IN THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND LAKE SUPERIOR BASINS IN MINNESOTA Prepared under the direction of C.

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The dam was constructed where the Oldman, Crowsnest, and Castle river systems converge. The history of the project begins in May when Alberta asked the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration ("P.F.R.A.") of the federal Department of Agriculture to determine the feasibility of constructing a storage reservoir on the Oldman River, at a site called Livingstone Gap.

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National Emergency Library. Top Oldman River Basin - riparian cottonwoods Item Preview. A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America. In Old Man River, Paul Schneider tells the story of the river at the center of America's rich history--the fifteen thousand years ago, the majestic river provided Paleolithic humans with the routes by which early man began to explore the continent's interior/5(10).

'Old Man River' tells the stories of the Mississippi River - - its tributaries and drainages. Tracing the history from its prehistoric, ice age, Paleolithic roots, Schneider touches on geologic history, archaeological evidence, and anthropological findings to weave together the tales and legends of this river system/5(10).

The Oldman River is a river in southern Alberta, flows roughly west to east from the Rocky Mountains, through the communities of Fort Macleod, Lethbridge, and on to Grassy Lake, where it joins with the Bow River to form the South Saskatchewan River, which eventually drains into the Hudson Bay.

Oldman River has a total length of kilometres ( mi) and a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Land-vegetation typology in the upper Oldman river basin, Alberta.

Ottawa, Queen's Printer] (OCoLC)The flood of April on the Mississippi River between the Minnesota and Des Moines Rivers established many record-high stages. In the Minnesota River basin, the floods of April exceeded those of in many locations but generally were smaller than those of The timing of flows on the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers was favorable for the highest possible .In Old Man River, Paul Schneider tells the story of the river at the center of America's rich history-the Mississippi.

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