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  Rio Grande County - Home Page
The gateway to the San Juan Mountains, Rio Grande County is one of the highlights of the San Luis Valley.
Del Norte is a quaint town with a focus on its historic past; it is the county seat, home to the Rio Grande County Museum, and maintains a historic façade in its main street.
Rio Grande County really is the epitome of Colorado, which makes it an ideal place to live, work, and play for those who are interested in a Colorado lifestyle.
www.riograndecounty.org   (305 words)

  
 Rio Grande Pickups - Electric Guitar Pickups with "Texas Tone that's Bad to the Bone
Rio Grande Pickups - Electric Guitar Pickups with "Texas Tone that's Bad to the Bone
Rio Grande Pickups are available in new instruments from the following quality guitar builders:
For questions on Rio Grande pickups, wiring and more, see our Frequently Asked Questions.
www.riograndepickups.com   (209 words)

  
  Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River - Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River (U.S. National Park Service)
The Rio Grande flows from its headwaters in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado for 1,865 miles to the Gulf of Mexico near Brownsville, Texas.
Sunshine is abundant year-round on the Rio Grande.
The Rio Grande is the international boundary between the United States and Mexico; the boundary line is the deepest portion of the river channel.
www.nps.gov /rigr   (489 words)

  
 USDA Forest Service, Rio Grande National Forest
The Rio Grande National Forest (NF) is 1.86 million acres located in southwestern Colorado and remains one of the true undiscovered jewels of Colorado.
The Forest also is the headwaters of the Rio Grande River and has the moonscape wonder of the Wheeler Geologic Area, established by Theodore Roosevelt in 1911.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Rio Grande NF has recreation and adventure opportunities for the heartiest of souls, or enjoy the backcountry from the Cumbres and Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad which runs from Antonito, Colorado across the Forest to Chama, New Mexico.
www.fs.fed.us /r2/riogrande   (372 words)

  
  Table of Contents and Excerpt, Reid, Rio Grande
The Rio Pecos, which heads in the stunning Sangre de Cristos, may have been the first stream to force its way to the sea, followed by the Río Conchos, which is born in the Sierra Madres Occidental; flattened on maps, the Conchos's tributaries look like the root system of a large old tree.
In the United States we learn that the Rio Grande begins with snowmelt and rapids in the Rockies of Colorado and New Mexico and then the river marks the plains with graceful lines of cottonwood and willow as it winds southward and claims its legacy as the Texas-Mexico border.
At the terminus of Highway 4, Gilberto Rodriguez and I jostled from pavement to loose sand.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/excerpts/exreirio.html   (3733 words)

  
  Rio Grande - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rio Grande rises in high mountains and flows for much of its length at high elevation; El Paso is 1147 m (3762 ft) above sea level.
In New Mexico the river flows through the Rio Grande Rift from one sediment-filled basin to another, cutting canyons between the basins and supporting a fragile bosque ecosystem in its floodplain.
The Rio Grande was designated as one of the American Heritage Rivers in 1997.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_Grande   (531 words)

  
 Rio Grande do Sul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rio Grande do Sul's prairies have been the scene of bloody wars: the dispute between Portugal and Spain for the Sacramento Colony, the Guarani Missions War, the War of Tatters, the Federalist Revolution, the Maurers Revolt and the Vargas's levant.
Rio Grande do Sul's population consists primarily of the descendants of European immigrants, especially Portuguese, Italians, and Germans and, to a much smaller extent, groups of Poles, Spanish, Russians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians and Jews.
Rio Grande's music is a join of many styles (Prata's Rhythms in majority), as the Chamamé, Milonga, Polca, Chacarera and Tango.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_Grande_do_Sul   (1140 words)

  
 Rio Grande Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rio Grande Valley is located in the southernmost tip of Texas.
It lies along the northern bank of the Rio Grande river that separates Mexico from the United States.
The Rio Grande Valley is a thriving region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_Grande_Valley   (500 words)

  
 Rio Grande do Sul: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Porto alegre, one of the largest cities in southern brazil, is the capital of rio grande do sul state....
Pelotas is an important city in the brazilian state of rio grande do sul occupying 1 921 km²; and having 323 158 people (source: ibge)....
Rio grande do norte is one of the states of brazil, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/rio_grande_do_sul.htm   (2831 words)

  
 Lower Rio Grande Ecosystem Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lower Rio Grande Ecosystem Initiative (LRGEI) was established by the Biological Resources Division of the USGS (formerly the National Biological Service) to address research and information needs pertinent to the biotic resources of the river and its adjacent terrestrial habitats.
The Rio Grande is one of the longest rivers in the United States, beginning at an elevation of 3000 meters in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, flowing generally southward approximately 1200 km to the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.
The Rio Grande, and its major tributary the Rio Conchos, is considered to be one of North America's most endangered river systems due to extensive degradation in water quality and habitat from its headwaters in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado to its terminus at the Gulf of Mexico.
www.cerc.cr.usgs.gov /lrgrei/lrgrei.html   (612 words)

  
 Middle Rio Grande Project
The Middle Rio Grande Project was authorized by the Congress to improve and stabilize the economy of the Middle Rio Grande Valley by rehabilitation of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District facilities and by controlling sedimentation and flooding in the Rio Grande.
A major portion of the work is maintenance of the Rio Grande for a distance of 149 miles to reduce the non beneficial use of water.
El Vado Dam and river maintenance of the Rio Grande from Velarde to the Narrows of Elephant Butte Reservoir are operated and maintained by the Bureau of Reclamation.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/mriogrande.html   (1488 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The Rio Grande was finally recognized by Mexico as the Texas boundary in the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Depending on how it is measured, the Rio Grande is the twenty-second longest river in the world and the fourth or fifth longest in North America.
In 1980 Ciudad Juárez was the largest city on the Rio Grande as well as on the international boundary, and El Paso, Texas, was the second largest city on the border.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/RR/rnr5.html   (2023 words)

  
 GORP - Trout Fishing the Rio Grande - Trout Fishing Profile
Section: Known as the Upper Rio Grande (also the Rio Grande del Norte), this area includes the river from its headwaters in southern Colorado as it flows from the rugged San Juan Mountains through the San Luis Valley (where the river is only a marginal trout fishery) to the border with New Mexico.
The narrow gorge the river runs through below the Rio Grande Reservoir is one of the prettiest places anywhere, especially in the fall when the aspen are aflame in gold, red, and orange, but the canyon is next to impossible to enter.
The Rio Grande in Colorado isn't the huge river that flows through the Taos Box in northern New Mexico, nor is the Colorado fishery as famous with flyfishermen, but this might be changing due to the recently improved restrictions and stocking strategies.
gorp.away.com /gorp/publishers/menasha/trout/riogrand.htm   (1215 words)

  
 Rio Grande Factsheet
By applying a consistent flux-based approach in the Rio Grande Basin, the NASQAN program is generating the information needed to identify regional sources for a variety of constituents, including agricultural chemicals and trace elements, in the basin.
Rio Grande at Foster Ranch near Langtry (2) is approximately 600 miles downstream of El Paso and 300 miles downstream of the confluence of the Rio Grande and Río Conchos.
On the U.S. side of the basin downstream of Anzalduas Dam, almost all the water withdrawn from the Arroyo Colorado or the Rio Grande for irrigation and municipal purposes is returned to the Arroyo Colorado.
water.usgs.gov /nasqan/progdocs/factsheets/riogfact/engl.html   (2627 words)

  
 Rio Grande (do Sul) (town) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Rio Grande (do Sul) (town)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seaport in southern Brazil, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul; population (1996) 178,256.
Rio Grande is the main distribution centre for the southern part of the state and exports dried meat, wool, hides, and tobacco.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Rio+Grande+(do+Sul)+(town)   (145 words)

  
 Rio Grande (1950)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rio Grande takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches...
His cavalry trilogy ended with "Rio Grande" (the others are "Fort Apache" and "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon: and it was also the first pairing of John Wayne with Maureen O'Hara, with whom he made five film appearances all told.
The setting of the film is not glamorous by anyone's standards; it is dusty, hot, remote, a country for hard men and hard duty.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0042895   (620 words)

  
 Lower Rio Grande Ecosystem Initiative
The Lower Rio Grande Ecosystem Initiative (LRGEI) was established by the Biological Resources Division of the USGS (formerly the National Biological Service) to address research and information needs pertinent to the biotic resources of the river and its adjacent terrestrial habitats.
The Rio Grande is one of the longest rivers in the United States, beginning at an elevation of 3000 meters in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, flowing generally southward approximately 1200 km to the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.
The Rio Grande, and its major tributary the Rio Conchos, is considered to be one of North America's most endangered river systems due to extensive degradation in water quality and habitat from its headwaters in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado to its terminus at the Gulf of Mexico.
www.cerc.usgs.gov /lrgrei/lrgrei.html   (612 words)

  
 Rio Grande Sun Arts
Rio Grande Sun Arts • September 6, 2007
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Rio Grande Sun Arts • September 20, 2007
www.riograndesun.com /Arts_Section/Rio_Grande_Sun_Arts.asp   (194 words)

  
 Rio Grande
The Rio Grande, the fifth longest river of North America and the 20th longest in the world, forms the entire border between the U.S. state of Texas and Mexico (in which country it is known as the Río Bravo del Norte).
Spanish RÍO GRANDE DEL NORTE, or (in Mexico) RÍO BRAVO, or RÍO BRAVO DEL NORTE, one of the longest rivers of North America, flowing 1,760 miles (2,830 km) from its sources in the southern Rocky Mountains of southwestern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico and marking the entire border between Texas (U.S.) and Mexico.
The principal tributaries of the Rio Grande are the Pecos, Devils, Chama, and Puerco rivers in the United States and the Conchos, Salado, and San Juan in Mexico.
www.utexas.edu /courses/h2o/encyclop.htm   (536 words)

  
 Rio Grande do Sul: Tutte le informazioni su Rio Grande do Sul su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Il Rio Grande do Sul è uno stato (282.062 km², 10.167.800 abitanti, capitale Porto Alegre) del Brasile.
Il Rio Grande do Sul ha il 3% di territorio e il 6% di popolazione dell'intero Brasile.
Ricca è l'idrografia del paese: Rio Ibicui, Rio Ijuí che confluiscono nell' Uruguay e Rio Jacuí e Rio Camaquã che finiscono nell'Oceano Atlantico.
www.encyclopedia.it /r/ri/rio_grande_do_sul.html   (189 words)

  
 Rio Grande Botanic Garden - City of Albuquerque
Located across the plaza from the Albuquerque Aquarium and bordered on the west by the famed Rio Grande and the largest cottonwood gallery forest in the world, the lush and peaceful Rio Grande Botanic Garden is an oasis in the desert.
The Garden currently encompasses 20 developed acres, including a 10,000 square foot glass conservatory housing native and exotic plants from desert and Mediterranean climate zones, the seasonal PNM Butterfly Pavilion featuring hundreds of free-flying North American butterflies and moths, and the Heritage Farm which immerses the visitor in the Rio Grande Valley's farming past.
The Rio Grande Botanic Garden is a facility of the Albuquerque Biological Park.
www.cabq.gov /biopark/garden   (562 words)

  
 Rio Grande
The Rio Grande Institute fosters appreciation of the unique economic, cultural and natural resources of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo basin and promotes conservation of its resources.
Sabal Palm Audubon Center is on the Rio Grande along the US Mexico border that has a bird sanctuary threatened by a lack of Rio Grande water.
This is a study on pollution in the Rio Grande from Trade and Environmental Database group (TED).
www.acfnewsource.org /science/rio_grande.html   (820 words)

  
 "Rio Grande, Colorado, New Mexico - Great Rivers - Angler's OnLine"
The first European colony on the Rio Grande was founded in 1598 near the river's confluence with the Rio Chama.
In Colorado, the Rio Grande is surrounded by an extensive wilderness.
The beauty of the Rio Grande, both in the San Juans and in the Gorge, lies in its endless, uncrowded miles of trout habitat.
www.flyanglersonline.com /features/greatrivers/riogrande   (1834 words)

  
 Rio Grande Project
Leasburg Diversion Dam, on the Rio Grande 62 miles north of El Paso at the head of Mesilla Valley, is a concrete ogee weir with embankment wings.
The Rio Grande Project was among the first to receive attention after the passage of the Reclamation Act in 1902.
Construction of the Rio Grande Project was authorized by the Secretary of the Interior on December 2, 1905, under the provisions of the Reclamation Act, and funds were allocated to initiate construction of the first diversion unit.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/riogrande.html   (1864 words)

  
 Rio Grande Regional
Rio Grande Regional Hospital is one of the marquee hospitals in Texas within the HCA family.
Rio Grande Regional Hospital's expansion represents an investment of over $65 million dollars.
With our expansion, Rio Grande Regional Hospital has reached a critical mass which allows for boundless opportunities for our personnel to grow and specialize in the fields of their choice.
www.nosnowjobs.com /about   (408 words)

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