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Topic: Nishnabotna River

  USGS Circular 1120-A
Before the July 22 to 24 storm, the Missouri River was at or near flood stage as a result of large tributary inflows earlier in the month from the James River in North and South Dakota, the Big Sioux River in South Dakota, and the Little Sioux River in Iowa.
The peak discharge from the Missouri River caused a second and greater peak discharge at the streamflow-gaging station on the Mississippi River at St. Louis on August 1.
Downstream from the confluence, flooding on the Mississippi River was not severe because of the less-than-average discharge contributed by the Ohio River and a substantially larger channel capacity in this reach of the Mississippi River.
www.geo.mtu.edu /department/classes/ge404/flood/background/1120-a   (2064 words)

 The Wild Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The early river statistics were calculated from the compiled data of the U.S. General Land Office surveyors who measured down to the survey link (7.92 inches) the locations of the Missouri River banks, as well as the banks of most of the large islands, that existed in the early 19th century.
The current of the old Missouri River and all its swirling sandbars, caving banks, snags, embarras (floating-debris islands), and sawyers (bobbing trees embedded in the river) were formidable obstacles to any river traveler at that time.
The tempestuous Platte River was measured to be flowing at 8 miles per hour (twice his measurements of the Mississippi River) pushing great quantities of sand and debris all the way across the wide Missouri.
www.conservation.state.mo.us /conmag/2004/01/20.htm   (1604 words)

We jumped into that dirty water an' I thought we might be able to swim in it, but we quickly discovered that we could not even begin to dog-paddle in it.
But when we got back there we sadly discovered that the sun had been out and our backs was all blistered so bad we had to lay flat on our bellies for two weeks in bed which made us sick to our stomachs an' we didn't care about nothin' anymore.
But the West Nishnabotna River is about fifteen miles west of Audubon, while the East Nishnabotna River is three miles east of Audubon.
www.cw-mccall.com /works/duck/nishnabotna.shtml   (615 words)

 Omaha District Projects in Iowa
An assessment of the impact of silt and trash accumulation on fish passage and river stages upstream from the structure is currently being conducted.
The unimproved Missouri River was a wild, unpredictable stream, many-channeled and meandering, a hazard to commercial navigation, and a constant threat to improvements along its banks.
It extends from Thurman, Iowa south to the mouth of the Nishnabotna River and from the Missouri River on the west to the high bluffs on the east.
www.mvr.usace.army.mil /PublicAffairsOffice/iowawrb04/districts/omahadistrict/omahadistrict.html   (6590 words)

 Skunk River Paddlers
Rivers and Lakes of Iowa map from the IDNR Geological Survey Bureau.
Boone River, at a ledge between Albrights and Bever Bridge.
The Skunk River Paddlers (SRP) are a group of Ames area paddlers, many of which are members of the ISU Canoe & Kayak Club, Iowa Whitewater Coalition, Iowa Water Trails Association, Central Iowa Paddlers and other paddling and conservation organizations.
skunkriverpaddlers.org   (849 words)

 NWS Flood Summary
Alabama: the Leaf, Chickasawhay, Alabama, Pascagoula, Tombigbee, Escambia and Sucarnoochee Rivers.
Iowa: the Nishnabotna, Iowa and Des Moines Rivers.
The St. John River is rising slowly toward the flood stage of 20 feet today, and expected to crest near 24 feet Monday.
www.nws.noaa.gov /oh/hic/archive/1997/970502.htm   (629 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 1,250 residents of Hamburg were in a pitched battle Saturday against the rising Nishnabotna River, attempting to stop the flow of water over a weakened levee three miles south of the Fremont County town.
Farther up the East Nishnabotna, the water was receding at Red Oak, but the community was sending more than 5,000 sandbags and 15 volunteers to help shore up the levee on the Missouri River just south of Percival.
The Des Moines River was at 27.65 feet at Southeast 14th Street in Des Moines, or nearly 7 feet below the record crests, according to the Corps of Engineers.
desmoinesregister.com /extras/flood/archives/19930725-nishnabotna.html   (2020 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The river was slowly falling and the levee appeared to be holding.
The town is sandwiched between the Nishnabotna River to the east and the Missouri River to the west.
But when the Nishnabotna is running high, as it is this year, the ditch simply cannot drain and water backs up into Hamburg.
desmoinesregister.com /extras/flood/archives/19930728-hamburg.html   (504 words)

 K-12 Classroom Television Resource - Print Plaza
LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 1 is a geological and natural history of Iowa which focuses on four major rivers in the state: the Des Moines, the Upper Iowa, the Nishnabotna and the Little Sioux.
The remaining acres of fl fertile soil of the tallgrass prairies are insignificant compared to those of the inferior hill prairies of northeastern Iowa and the dry prairies near the Loess Hills along the Missouri River.
The Loess Hills along the Missouri River corridor contain the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness and greatest area of original prairie in Iowa.
www.iptv.org /k12catalog/print_detail.cfm?RequestTimeout=4000&s=61&mr=20   (689 words)

 On The Trail - Part 2
They have now reached the Nishnabotna river, about one hundred miles from their starting point at Garden Grove.
The waters of the Nishnabotna are high, and the river is too broad to be bridged.
The difficulty in getting across the Nishnabotna was compounded because the wagons would have been filled with supplies and especially heavy.
www.carsonfamilyhistory.org /books/OnTheTrail/Part02.html   (475 words)

After crossing the Nishnabotna river about a mile west of Griswold the road forks in four different directions, and the north branch of this road leads to the camp site.
The river is still stocked with the same kind of fish and if you are an enthusiastic angler you may be well repaid for the time spent in fishing.
Until the river was straightened a few years ago it ran by this old rock, and boats were provided so one could row across, and steps were cut in the rock so one could climb up to carve the rock or pick wild flowers on the ground above the sand rock.
www.cedu.niu.edu /scied/staff/Ken_web/scouting/wakonda.html   (1286 words)

 chapter 22   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In connection with the tradition in regard to the name "Nishnabotna," the name is said to have been applied originally by a party of Indians who found it so small and shallow that it could be crossed without a canoe.
This name was applied by the Indians to this stream from the earliest knowledge of the whites, as was also the name Nishnabotna to the other river mentioned.
Both are mentioned as the Indian names of these rivers by Lewis and Clark, in the journal of their expedition in 1804.
www.yawp.com /redmen/chapter22/page428.html   (582 words)

 CNN - Floodwaters start to recede in evacuated Iowa town - June 17, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HAMBURG, Iowa (CNN) -- The rain-swollen Nishnabotna River began to drop Wednesday, but officials say it will take time before this southwest Iowa town is out of danger.
The troops have been using a helicopter to drop bundles of sandbags on top of the levees to try to fill in the gaps where water is running into the fields.
The Nishnabotna had been rising at a rate of a foot an hour on Tuesday, forcing more than half of the town's population of 1,250 to evacuate.
www.cnn.com /WEATHER/9806/17/storms.02   (373 words)

 A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets of Missouri
It is bounded on the east by Nodaway County, on the south by Holt and on the west by Nebraska, from which it is separated by the Missouri River.
It is bounded on the north by the State of Iowa and East Buchanan Township; on the east by Lincoln and Tarkio Townships; on the south by Tarkio and Clay Townships; and on the west by Nishnabotna Township, from which it is separated by the Nishnabotna River.
Templeton Township was organized February 22, 1870...It is bounded on the north by Nisnabotna Township; on the east by Clay Township from which it is separated by the Nishnabotna River; on the south by Benton Township, and on the west by the State of Nebraska, from which it is separated by the Missouri River...
thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org /lochist/moser/atchco.html   (1464 words)

 IRIS: IAGAP Database Queries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Coker, R.E. Keokuk dam and the fisheries of the upper Mississippi Riv...
Govro, K.C. Effects of sewage effluent on fish in the Iowa River at M...
Mayhew, J. Pre-impoundment studies of the Chariton River in the vici...
maps.gis.iastate.edu /iristest/main.jsp;jsessionid=0B79AD1AA1636EE632F584B60BE1F9CD   (1047 words)

 Carter, Fremont SWCD Wetland Specialist, Wins Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Project is based on the lower Nishnabotna and the Missouri Rivers in Fremont County, Iowa.
The main emphasis for the Two Rivers Project is the restoration of floodplain wetlands and natural areas.
Due to massive floods on the Nishnabotna River during the 1980's and 90's, and drainage problems on the Missouri River, landowners and producers were looking for a way to not farm some of their poorer ground.
www.fremontswcd.org /wetlands   (667 words)

 Stephen Marc
One element is the Nishnabotna River Ferry House in Lewis, Iowa.
Historically the ferry was the only way to cross the river, but today, a roadway bridges the gap.
The experience of photographing the Ferry House and the Nishnabotna River is typical of shoots on this project.
www.europastar.com /pdn/cp/olympus/behindtheshot/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000799186   (812 words)

 CNN - Iowa town threatened by rising river - June 17, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With the Nishnabotna River rising at about a foot each hour overnight, more than half of Hamburg's 1,250 residents were asked to leave their homes.
An Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said the agency had no idea when the river would crest, but the levee should hold for at least a couple of days.
The previous record river level was 30.56 feet during the floods of 1993.
www.cnn.com /WEATHER/9806/17/storms   (624 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Water quality, with particular attention to nitrate and pesticides, was monitored in the Nishnabotna alluvial aquifer during 1987.
Vertical stratification of nitrate was not observed in the Nishnabotna alluvial aquifer.
Rainfall events did not appear to correlate with increases in nitrate concentration, which may be related to the thick cover of fine-grained alluvium.
www.igsb.uiowa.edu /pubs/abstract/ofr881.htm   (313 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Officials were keeping an eye on rivers in Polk and Story counties in central Iowa, as well as areas downstream from Atlantic and Griswold along the East Nishnabotna River.
Of particular concern was the town of Hamburg in the southwest corner of the state where the East Nishnabotna and West Nishnabotna rivers meet.
The Nishnabotna River was expected to crest at 12½ feet above flood stage later Monday there.
pocket.usatoday.com /weather/wrain614.htm   (745 words)

 Summary of Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Name applied to exposures that occur at several localities in the East Nishnabotany River valley.
Cretaceous exposures mapped near and along the East Nishnabotna River in Page, Montgomery, Pottawatomie and Cass Cos, IA in the Forest City basin on "Geologic map of Iowa, A. Tester, 1937"].
Spelling changed to Nishnabotna for the river for which it was named.
ngmdb.usgs.gov /Geolex/Refsmry/sumry_9532.html   (295 words)

 Omaha District Gage Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Big Sioux River at North Cliff, Sioux Falls
Stage - Missouri River at E Frazer SS-4
Stage - Missouri River at W Frazer SS-3
www.nwo.usace.army.mil /hydro/water_control/gages   (101 words)

 Streamflow Conditions in Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
You should always visually inspect a river, stream or creek for yourself, prior to beginning a float trip, to determine whether current stream flow conditions are adequete and safe.
Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue in Des Moines, IA
Raccoon River at 63rd Street in Des Moines, IA
www.thetent.com /arcadia/ia/iasf_index.htm   (338 words)

 The Legend-News: 2001 October 22
Strangely, most of the Iowa towns which are mentioned by C.W. are given in the song "Sloan".
This is the river that's actually near Audubon; see item 6.
C.W. crawled this river in the song "Nishnabotna", but it's really too far from Audubon to be the correct river.
www.cw-mccall.com /news/2001/20011022.shtml   (1513 words)

 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Missouri River Basin, Water Management Division
LFSD - Missouri River at LaFrambois River, SD
HCK - West Nishnabotna River at Hancock, IA
ACIA - East Nishnabotna River at Atlantic, IA
www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil /rcc/plots/omaplot.html   (1165 words)

 [No title]
NORTH BEND 8 2.96 -0.45 ASHLAND 20 15.62 0.60 LOUISVILLE 9 3.20 0.42...ELKHORN RIVER...
HANCOCK 14 1.44 0.09 RANDOLPH 19 7.72 -0.09...NISHNABOTNA RIVER...
HANCOCK 14 1.35 -0.26 RANDOLPH 19 7.81 -0.09...NISHNABOTNA RIVER...
www2.mvr.usace.army.mil /docs/ldm/products/text/KOAX/RVAOAX   (428 words)

 HCDN station 06810000 NISHNABOTNA RIVER ABOVE HAMBURG, IA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Station 06810000 NISHNABOTNA RIVER ABOVE HAMBURG, IA Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.
Datum is 894.17 ft. Located in hydrologic unit 10240004 at Latitude: 40:37:57N Longitude: 095:37:32W Station is in the state of IA (county code 071) and serviced by the IA office.
For a detailed description of the format of the data tables, select the corresponding file from the list below.
pubs.usgs.gov /wri/wri934076/stations/06810000.html   (208 words)

 Iowa NSIP Streamgages -Forecast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Des Moines River At 2nd Avenue Des Moines Ia Yes
Des Moines River Blw Raccoon Riv At Des Moines
East Nishnabotna River At Red Oak Ia Yes
water.usgs.gov /nsip/nsipmaps/ia_forecast.html   (186 words)

 Pottawattamie County - Conservation - Botna Bend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Hancock, IA Botna Bend is located on the West Nishnabotna River in Hancock, IA and offers its visitors the unique opportunity to see some of the large animals that once roamed freely throughout Western Iowa.
Fossils and unique rocks are commonly found along the river bank
To book your personal journey on the Nishnabotna or for general park information, contact Jon Fenner, Botna Bend Park Ranger, at 712.741.5465
www.pottcounty.com /html/departments7b.shtml   (189 words)

 Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service: Omaha/Valley, NE
A Short Term Forecast is in effect for portions of the area.
View all valid statements/warnings or choose a specific point or river to get the details for that location.
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country.
www.crh.noaa.gov /ahps2/index.php?wfo=oax   (126 words)

 The world's top list of iowa rivers websites
The world's top list of iowa rivers websites
1 Rivers that form part of the boundary of Iowa
Des Moines River (also forms part of the boundary with Missouri)
dirs.org /wiki-article-tab.cfm/list_of_iowa_rivers   (125 words)

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