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  Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies which revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland.
The Delaware River is a major river in the eastern United States, rising in New York State, forming the boundary between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and emptying into Delaware Bay, which separates New Jersey from the state of Delaware.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delaware   (1964 words)

  
 Delaware County, New York
On the Catskills' Western slopes, Delaware County is a land of mountains and valleys, of sudden spectacular vistas and gentle, sheltered aspects.
It was the Delaware River which drew to the area the first permanent white settlers, who followed in the tracks of earlier fur traders and trappers.
Delaware County is gaining a new reputation as a vacation home haven in increasing numbers, residents of the metropolitan areas are purchasing a few acres, or even small farms, for summer homes or hunting or fishing camps.
www.bearsystems.com /delaware/delaware.html   (632 words)

  
 Indian River (Delaware) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indian River is a river and estuary, approximately 15 mi (24 km) long, in Sussex County in southern Delaware in the United States.
It enters Indian River Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean south of Cape Henlopen.
The lower 6 mi (10 km) of the river form a navigable tidal estuary stretching westward from Indian River Bay, which is protected from the open ocean by two sand bar peninsulas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_River_(Delaware)   (133 words)

  
 National Rivers: Rivers of Alaska, Alabama whitewater, Arkansas paddling, Connecticut canoeing, Delaware kayaking, ...
In the meantime, note that the rivers of Delaware are described in books and videos available from the NORS Resource Center.
Rivers cannot be closed or partially closed to appease adjacent landowners, or to appease people who want to dedicate the river to fishing only, or to make life easier for local law enforcement agencies.
But rivers that are navigable for title purposes are public land up to the ordinary high water mark, so that even when the river runs dry, people still have the right to walk along the bed of the river.
www.nationalrivers.org /states/de-menu.htm   (1578 words)

  
 Delaware Cabin Rentals & Cottage Rental, Cottage Canada - USA
The boundary between Delaware’s two natural regions is marked by the Fall Line, the zone where streams pass from the more ancient and harder rock of the upland to the more easily eroded sands, clays, and shales of the Coastal Plain.
The Piedmont in Delaware lies north of the Christina River, and consists of fertile river valleys and rolling wooded hills.
Delaware borders the estuary of the Delaware River, which is considered to be the state’s principal river.
www.cottage-canada-usa.com /delaware.htm   (876 words)

  
 Rivers
Rivers are of immense importance geologically, biologically, historically and culturally.
Children investigated river features and processes present on the River Porter in Sheffield as part of a fieldwork week after their English, mathematics and sciences national tests.
American Rivers is a national conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America's river systems and to fostering a river stewardship ethic.
www.shambles.net /pages/learning/primary/Rivers   (936 words)

  
 Delaware Canal -- National Register of Historic Places Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Travel Itinerary
Through its connections with the Lehigh Canal, the Delaware Canal served a primary function in the development of the anthracite coal industry in the upper Lehigh Valley.
During the Delaware Canal's active existence, approximately 33 million tons of anthracite coal and about 6 million tons of miscellaneous cargoes, including foodstuffs for communities were transported along the canal.
The Delaware Division of the Pennsylvania Canal, or Delaware Canal State Park, parallels the west bank of the Delaware River from Easton to Bristol (Bucks and Northampton Counties).
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/delaware/del.htm   (372 words)

  
 DWRC - Delaware Water Concerns
Delaware has more than 2,509 miles of rivers and streams, and 2,954 acres of lakes and ponds that have been classified using the federal Clean Water Act's rating system of designated uses (such as drinking water supply, swimming, fishing, etc.).
Finally, physical habitat of 87% of Delaware's nontidal perennial streams is degraded due to several factors including increases in impervious surfaces as a result of urban land uses in the Piedmont, and stream channelization to improve drainage on agricultural lands in the Coastal Plain.
Ground water in Delaware is impacted by nitrate contamination, particularly in the agricultural areas of Kent and Sussex counties.
ag.udel.edu /dwrc/concerns.html   (1010 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Irtysh River
Irtysh River (also Ertis) a river in Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob.
Omsk is home to the headquarters of the state-owned Irtysh River Shipping Company, and the largest river port in Western Siberia.
The river banks were occupied by Chinese, Kalmyks, and Mongols until the Russians arrived in the late 16th century.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Irtysh-River   (243 words)

  
 Natural Resources Commission - Lake Michigan and Other Navigable Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
In 1993, the Natural Resources Commission adopted its "Outstanding Rivers List for Indiana." The listing was published in the Indiana Register on March 1 of that year as Information Bulletin #4 in Volume 16, Number 6, page 1677 through 1680 (sometimes cited as 16 IR 1677).
To help identify the rivers and streams which have particular environmental or aesthetic interest, a special listing has been prepared by the division of outdoor recreation of the department of natural resources.
Rivers included in state river conservation systems or otherwise protected pursuant to an act of the state legislature.
www.in.gov /nrc/policy/outstand.html   (975 words)

  
 Brandywine Creek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brandywine Creek (also called the Brandywine River) is a tributary of the Christina River, approximately 20 mi (32 km) long, in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware in the United States.
The combined stream flows southeast through Chester County, past Embreeville and Chadds Ford, entering northern Delaware approximately 5 mi (8 km) north of Wilmington.
It joins the Christina 1 mi (1.6 km) east of downtown Wilmington and approximately 2 mi (3 km) upstream from the mouth of the Christina on the Delaware River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brandywine_Creek   (201 words)

  
 Chesapeake Bay Journal: Pocomoke, Potomac, Mattaponi make 'endangered' rivers list - May 1998
In its 13th annual ranking of imperiled rivers, the group said the fastest growing threat to waterways was the waste produced by large-scale animal agriculture operations, which result in huge accumulations of manure and nutrients in localized areas which can contaminate waterways.
According to American Rivers, selections were based on the seriousness and imminence of the threat; the likelihood that major action during the coming year could intensify or lessen the threat; the regional and national significance of the river; geographical diversity; and the range of threats representative of problems facing rivers nationwide.
Kansas River in Kansas; agricultural and municipal pollution.
www.bayjournal.com /article.cfm?article=1380   (1283 words)

  
 MCC River Rankings
Although in most cases, a "canoe zero" level is given to distinguish the lowest level the river is likely to be enjoyed, the list itself was compiled and ranked by considering each river at its "average, good paddleable" level.
In addition, this list can be used by the Cruise Committee and trip leaders as a guide for rating river trips on a consistent basis.
This list originated from a survey of BRV (Blue Ridge Voyagers of Northern Virginia) members (and others)which resulted in a ranked list of 68 rivers.
www.toad.net /~tony.allred/rank1199.htm   (374 words)

  
 Christina River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Christina River (formerly the Christiana River) is a tributary of the Delaware River, approximately 35 mi (56 km) long, in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.
Near its mouth the river flows past downtown Wilmington, Delaware, forming the harbor for the city on the Delaware River.
The river and its tributaries drain an area of approximately 565 sq mi (1470 km²) and supply approximately 100 million gallons (400 million liters) of water per day for more than half a million people in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Christina-River.htm   (277 words)

  
 Appoquinimink River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Appoquinimink River is a river, approximately 10 mi (16 km) long, in northern Delaware in the United States.
It rises in eastern New Castle County, approximately 2 mi (3 km) southwest of Middletown.
It enters Delaware Bay at its north end, near the mouth of the Delaware River, approximately 7 mi (12 km) east of Middletown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Appoquinimink_River   (93 words)

  
 Delaware 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
..River Information Delaware Riverkeeper Network The Delaware Riverkeeper is the voice of the Delaware River and its streams, championing their..
River Home Lesson Plans And Washington Crossing The Delaware River Information The New Jersey - The United States Mint Depicts General George Was..
Delaware River Information Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is a 500-acre historic Inn and corporate retreat in northea..
www.justdelaware.info /Delaware-I.html   (1754 words)

  
 National Rivers: Rivers of Alaska, Alabama whitewater, Arkansas paddling, Connecticut canoeing, Delaware kayaking, ...
In the meantime, note that the rivers of Florida are described in books and videos available from the NORS Resource Center.
Elsewhere in Florida, the ACA is challenging a permit for the Buckeye Florida pulp mill on the Fenholloway River.
The pulp mill had planned to pipe its pollution to the Gulf of Mexico, but ACA is seeking to force the plant to upgrade its treatment process to reduce pollution by switching to a modern closed cycle chlorine free process.
www.nationalrivers.org /states/fl-menu.htm   (1954 words)

  
 List of rivers in the United States Article, ListriverstheUnitedStates Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Rivers in the United States is a list of rivers in the United States.
Boulder River -Montana (tributary of the Yellowstone River)
Boulder River -Montana (tributary of the Jefferson River)
www.anoca.org /river/new/list_of_rivers_in_the_united_states.html   (158 words)

  
 WSTW.com   -   93.7 WSTW   -   Delaware's Choice for Hit Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The following list of Delaware Destinations represents only a small portion of what there is to do in Delaware.
Delaware History Museum: Features interactive exhibition of Delaware history from the state's first settlement in the 1600's through its incarnation as a 20th century corporate capital.
Delaware Symphony Orchestra: Delaware's own professional symphony orchestra presents a full season of classical and pops concerts at the Grand Opera House, as well as other performances elsewhere throughout the state.
www.wstw.com /dedest/dedest_full.php   (1605 words)

  
 Delaware maps and information page
The shorelines of Delaware Bay retains some of the best tidal creeks and marshes in America, and are home to a large variety of migrating waterfowl.
Weather in Delaware is mild year round with average monthly temperatures ranging from 75 degrees in summer to 32 degrees in winter.
Delaware troops were among the most effective soldiers of the Continental Army, distinguishing themselves in battle.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/de.htm   (1113 words)

  
 SCA Seneschals and Places List
An up-to-date branch listing for An Tir may be found on the An Tir kingdom webpage.
An up-to-date branch listing for Atenveldt may be found on the Atenveldt kingdom webpage.
An up-to-date listing of Atlantian branches may be found a part of the Atlantian webpage.
www.pbm.com /~lindahl/places.html   (1104 words)

  
 List of BSA local councils and districts in Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
List of BSA local councils and districts in Delaware
In the Boy Scouts of America, the state of Delaware is entirely within the Del-Mar-Va Council[?], which is divided into the following districts:
It uses material from the wikipedia article List of BSA local councils and districts in Delaware.
www.eurofreehost.com /li/List_of_BSA_local_councils_and_districts_in_Delaware.html   (159 words)

  
 DRBC -- 2004 Delaware River and Bay Integrated List WQ Assessment Report
The Delaware River Basin Commission's (DRBC) 2004 Delaware River and Bay Integrated List Water Quality Assessment Report provides an assessment of the Delaware River and Bay's support of various uses during 2000, 2001 and 2002.
DRBC's water quality regulations define "zones" in the Delaware River to which the stream quality objectives are applied and the Integrated Report assesses water quality based in part upon those zones.
The biennial reporting of water quality assessments of the Delaware River and Bay is intended to provide EPA and the public with an overview of water quality conditions, and to provide a basis for further study.
www.state.nj.us /drbc/04IntegratedList   (585 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Little River (also called Little Creek) is a river, approximately 8 mi (13 km) long, in central Delaware in the United States.
It rises in central Kent County, approximately 1 mi (1.6 km) northwest of Dover and flows generally east, entering Delaware Bay approximately 6 mi (10 km) west Dover.
The lower 2 mi (3 km) of the river is surrounded by extensive wetlands protected as part of the Little Creek Wildlife Area.
pardus.info /index.php?title=Little_River_(Delaware)   (103 words)

  
 MB-F Show # 526 Western Pennsylvania Kennel Association, Inc. - Saturday April 02, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
You should consult the club's premium list for the official details regarding these events.
In cases of conflicting information, unless specifically stated otherwise, the premium list is the determining factor.
Enter a 4 to 8 character password of your choice to access the premium list copy submission system.
www.infodog.com /clubs/2005125201.HTM   (306 words)

  
 Articles - Category:Lists of rivers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
List of rivers of the Americas by coastline
List of rivers in Central American and the Caribbean
List of United States Virgin Islands rivers and streams
www.lastring.com /articles/Category:Lists_of_rivers   (75 words)

  
 ipedia.com: List of rivers of the Americas Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This list of rivers of the Americas includes all the major rivers of the Americas.
List of rivers of the Americas Article - ipedia.com
See also: Rivers of Europe, Rivers of Asia, Rivers of Africa, Alphabetical list of Rivers in the World, and List of reference tables (lists other than rivers)
www.ipedia.com /list_of_rivers_of_the_americas.html   (175 words)

  
 Find in a Library: Lower Delaware River : national wild & scenic rivers study.
Find in a Library: Lower Delaware River : national wild & scenic rivers study.
Lower Delaware River : national wild & scenic rivers study.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/93cade7f420e7010a19afeb4da09e526.html   (99 words)

  
 List of Maryland rivers - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Dictionary Definition of List of Maryland rivers, What is List of Maryland rivers ?
This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of Maryland:
A geographical description of the states of Maryland and Delaware: [microform] : also of the countries, towns, rivers, bays and islands, with a list of the hundreds in each country
smartybrain.com /index.php/List_of_Maryland_rivers   (90 words)

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