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 AllRefer.com - Wabash, river, United States, United States (U.S. Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Wabash, river, c.475 mi (765 km) long, rising in Grand Lake, W Ohio, and flowing NW into Ind., then generally SW through Ind., becoming the Ind.-Ill. border before emptying into the Ohio River; largest northern tributary of the Ohio.
The Wabash's major tributaries are the Tippecanoe and White rivers.
In the fertile Wabash basin corn and livestock are raised.
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 Tippecanoe River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tippecanoe River is a gentle, 225 mile (362 km) long river in northern Indiana that flows from Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County to the Wabash River near Battle Ground, about twelve miles northeast of Lafayette.
From Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County, the river flows south and west through the southeast corner of Marshall County, then bends northwest through the northern part of Fulton County and through Pulaski County, from the northeast corner to the south central portion.
The river exits Lake Freeman from the south and flows through the west part of Carroll County into Tippecanoe County, where it joins the Wabash River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tippecanoe_River   (197 words)

 Wabash River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a historical oddity since today the river bottom is no longer visible due to water pollution.
From the dam near Huntington to its terminus at the Ohio River, the Wabash flows freely for 661 kilometers (411 miles) which makes it the longest stretch of free-flowing river in the United States east of the Mississippi River.
Wabash River, History, Trivia, Cities and towns along the Wabash River, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, See also and External links.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Wabash_River   (375 words)

The Wabash River, the second largest tributary to the Ohio River, forms almost 200 miles of the lower border between Illinois and Indiana.
The lower Wabash River watershed encompasses bottomland forest with wet prairie, sloughs, oxbows, and marshes.
The bottomlands of the lower Wabash River are the last strongholds of the eastern deciduous forests in Illinois.
www.inhs.uiuc.edu /cwe/rra/site24.html   (430 words)

 WABASH RIVER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The source of the Wabash is in western Ohio.
The mouth of the Wabash River is across from Wabash Island.
In the mid-1920s, a memorial to Clark was built on the banks of the river at Vincennes, Indiana.
www.coe.ilstu.edu /iga/wabash.htm   (282 words)

 i-Newswire.com - Press Release And News Distribution - Cinergy, WVPA Reach Tentative Agreement That Keeps Wabash River ...
At the Wabash River facility, gas made from coal can be burned cleanly in a combustion turbine to generate electricity, while exhaust heat from the turbine is used to produce steam to power generating unit 1 at Cinergy/PSI’s adjacent Wabash River Station.
Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) is a 27-member generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. The association’s member distribution cooperatives provide electricity to over 325,000 retail customers throughout Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan.
Wabash Valley is a founding member of ACES Power Marketing, one of the nation’s largest physical traders of electricity, the Midwest Independent System Operator and Touchstone Energy, the nationwide alliance of over 600 customer-owned electric cooperatives.
i-newswire.com /pr5798.html   (719 words)

 Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission
The mission of Little River Wetlands Project, Inc. is to facilitate the restoration of wetlands in the historical Little River watershed and provide educational opportunities that inspire and challenge individuals to be good stewards of all natural resources.
Founded in 1972, the Carroll County Wabash and Erie Canal, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation of the stretch of the Wabash and Erie Canal located in Delphi, Indiana.
Along the Wabash River, near Battle Ground, Indiana, just north of Lafayette, Indiana Museums At Prophetstown (MAP) is dedicated to preserving and interpreting Woodland Native American and Wabash Valley agricultural history, culture, and traditions; to restoring examples of Indiana's prairie and savanna ecosystems; and to sharing these treasures through educational experiences and cultural programs.
www.in.gov /wrhcc/links   (1328 words)

 Wabash River in Indiana. Maps of river and Maps to public access points and liveries.
A little known fact is that during the early 1900's the Wabash and the city of Vincennes in particular was a center of pearling activity.
Mussels in the river were gathered in huge quantities to be used in the manufacture of buttons from the shells.
The upper end of the Wabash is very shallow with numerous log jams clogging the river and making navigation of the river tiring in all but high water (and then it may be dangerous).
www.indianaoutfitters.com /wabash_river.html   (3151 words)

 The Nature Conservancy in Indiana - Tippecanoe River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The club shell population in the Tippecanoe River is reported to be the largest and most significant population of the imperiled mussel remaining in the world.
In all, the river is home to six fish and mussel species listed federally as endangered, according to a 1998 study by the Conservancy.
Because this river is considered a haven for rare and endangered mussels and fishes and their habitat is threatened, the Conservancy is working to preserve this watershed.
nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/indiana/preserves/art5833.html   (483 words)

 Wabash River --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
River, flowing westward across Indiana, U.S. After crossing Indiana, the Wabash forms the 200-mi (320-km) southern section of the Indiana-Illinois boundary below Terre Haute, Ind. It empties into the Ohio River in southwestern Indiana after a course of 475 mi (764 km).
The Ohio is formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers at Pittsburgh, Pa. The river travels 981 miles (1,579 kilometers).
To the east is Indiana, with the Wabash River forming part of the boundary.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9382197   (914 words)

 Wabash River Recreation Plan
Because of its outstanding beauty, the Wabash and its environs have for years drawn the attention of Indiana’s planners, politicians, artist community and citizenry.
The Wabash is one of the few remaining river corridors capable of impacting an entire state’s economy and natural resource base.
Finally, this study helped prevent the damming of one of this country’s last unobstructed major rivers and redirected regional attitudes about the value of the river corridor as a recreational amenity for future generations as well as present-day users.
www.reasite.com /portfolio/projects/wabash.htm   (430 words)

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The fuel cell planned for the Wabash River plant will be the largest ever to be fueled by gas made from coal.
The 260-megawatt Wabash River plant has been operating since November 1995 and is currently one of only two commercial-scale coal gasification power plants running in the United States.
Engineers plan to begin preparing the Wabash River plant to receive the fuel cell as soon as environmental approvals are received.
www.netl.doe.gov /publications/press/2002/tl_cct_fuelcell.html   (790 words)

 Fort Ouiatenon: A french and indian occupation along the wabash river in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, a collections ...
The Wabash River was the center of settlement for several different tribes in the eighteenth century.
Neal Trubowitz and James R. Jones III began looking at the area in 1986 to investigate cultural interaction and change in central Indiana between AD 1400 and 1850, and, particularly, to look at the effects of Euro-American and Native American contact in the Lafayette area of Tippecanoe County (Trubowitz and Jones 1987).
One of the most important sites in their study of Native American occupations was the Wea Village site located on the Wabash River opposite Fort Ouiatenon.
www.gbl.indiana.edu /abstracts/93/jodi_93.html   (2623 words)

 Wabash River Cycle Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wabash River Cycle Club, P.O. Box 1243, Lafayette, IN 47902-1243
The Wabash River Cycle Club (WRCC) prides itself on giving cyclists of all levels the opportunities they need to make cycling a fulfilling experience.
The Wabash River Cycle Club is affiliated with: Adventure Cycling Association, League of American Bicyclists, and the Indiana Bicycle Coalition.
www.wrcc-in.org   (148 words)

 Indiana Canoeing Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The river received its name from Chief White Pigeon, whose tribe inhabited the area and hunted and fished the stream.
The river valley is narrow and shallow, being less than one-half mile wide.
This 10 1/2 mile portion of the river is difficult to canoe through because of fallen trees.
www.in.gov /dnr/outdoor/canoe/pigeon.htm   (581 words)

 Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The prospect of a downhill run, whether in slender canoe or heavy piroque, would be dampened by the need to complete the nine mile portage, literally dragging everything you needed to survive, and to push through a wetland labyrinth, searching for the sluggish westward flow.
Armed with a court-approved contract, over the objections of many landowners, an association of residents straightened the river, blasted away impediments and completed the ditching of the entire valley during the late 1880's.
Today the flat Little river valley, from the portage summit to Huntington, is a geometric crazy quilt of wetlands, wet forest and neighboring fertile fields broken by arrow-straight streams fed by drainage pumps lifting water from the fields over earthen dikes.
www.in.gov /wrhcc/map/corridor_members.html   (866 words)

 Indians of Wells County
The Wabash River passes through Wells County on its nearly 500-mile journey through the State of Indiana.
Another Indian trail crossing the county led westward from the Wabash River to the Salamonie and Mississinnewa Rivers, both tributaries of the Wabash.
The Miller land was located on the west side of the Wabash river at Murray, Indiana.
www.parlorcity.com /pbender/indianswellsco.html   (1154 words)

 Wabash County Convention And Visitors Bureau - Index
The Wabash County Convention and Visitors Bureau is the promotion organization for Wabash County Indiana.
Available through the CVB office are Wabash County Attraction Brochures, State Tourism publications, and information concerning surrounding counties.
Standing firmly on the banks of the Eel River near Roann, Indiana, in Wabash County, the Stockdale Mill welcomes visitors to experience a bygone era.
www.wabashcountycvb.com   (141 words)

 Canal Society of Indiana - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sometimes an old canal follows a scenic river and is easy to locate.
We are working with government agencies in corridor studies of both the Wabash and Maumee Rivers.
The objective of these state and federal programs is to define the potential for trail and linear park development.
www.indcanal.org   (328 words)

 City of Grayville Illinois Website
Its image was captured from the Grayville river front by NJR lensman Steve Hartsock.
Just across the Wabash near I-64 is historic New Harmony, Indiana home of four star dining at the Red Geranium, Paul Tillich Memorial Park, The Roofless Church, and more.
Back in the 1800s when the early settlers came to this area by way of the Wabash River, they found a paradise waiting to be developed, a land of opportunity for all.
www.cityofgrayville.com   (403 words)

 Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wabash Documentary to Air as an Encore February 5, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.
River Rafting - Discover the River 2005- Sullivan County
History - The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission was authorized with the passage of House Enrolled Act 1382 by the 1991 Indiana General Assembly.
www.in.gov /wrhcc   (116 words)

 Wabash Heritage Trail
From the north, begins near Tippecanoe Battlefield County Park and follows Burnetts Creek to the Wabash, passes Prophets Rock, Davis Ferry County Park, then follows the Wabash to Lafayette.
MIDDLE: In the middle, about 5 miles of trail run along the east bank of the Wabash, through woods and fields and Lafayette Municipal Golf Course and McAllister, Riverfront, and Digby Parks to Myers Bridge, a pedestrian plaza connecting Lafayette and West Lafayette.
Some of the trail is asphalt in the downtown vicinity, about 1.5 miles in Lafayette north of Riehle Plaza and 1.0 mile in West Lafayette In Tapawingo Park.
www.indianatrails.org /Wabash_Heritage.htm   (451 words)

 Wabash River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Wabash River at Lafayette, Indiana, showing the Main Street bridge, and the Amtrak station.
The Wabash is the state river of Indiana and subject of the state song, "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away" by Paul Dresser.
This page was last modified 16:18, 11 February 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wabash_River   (346 words)

 City of Logansport :: Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Wabash and Eel Rivers converge near our downtown.
On the banks of the Wabash is the expanding Little Turtle Waterway Plaza and trail, while a national historical landmark is located on the banks of the Eel River in beautiful Riverside Park.
The hand carved 42 animal Gustav Dentzel Carousel was brought to Logansport in 1919 and many visitors have experienced reaching for the brass ring to secure a free ride on this magnificent piece of art.
www.logansportcity.com   (496 words)

 Wabash, river, United States
Antibiotic resistance of gram-negative bacteria in rivers, United States.
Bats of the Wabash and Ohio River Basins of Southwestern Indiana.(Statistical Data Included)
Wabash River Energy Ltd. Completes Syngas Sale Agreement for Gasification Plant Output.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/us/A0851225.html   (269 words)

 Grayville Illinois Weather - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Back in the late 1700's, the first travelers coming up the Wabash River were looking for adventure and a place to start a new life.
When they came to the big bend in the river where Bonpas Creek enters the Wabash, they found the place they were searching for.
There was plenty of fish and game to eat, a stand of tall timber for building material, and a gentle slope of land to build their cabins.
www.grayville.org   (231 words)

 Logansport Police Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Logansport Police Department, established Feb. 03, 1869, is a full-service police agency, providing police protection to a city of approximately 20,000 residents and a land area of approximately 7 square miles with 110 miles of city streets.
Logansport is a growing and culturally diverse community located on the Banks of the Wabash and Eel Rivers.
The Logansport Police Department currently employs 44 sworn officers, and 11 civilian employees, and 5 Reserve Officers.
www.logansportpolice.com   (73 words)

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