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In the News (Mon 25 Jun 18)

  
  84.06.06: The Geology of West River
Rivers and their tributaries are among the most familiar of all natural phenomena.
Rivers are a product of water from the rain and snow that falls on the land and flows downhill under the influence of gravity.
The drainage pattern of West River is closely related to composition and structure of the bedrock.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1984/6/84.06.06.x.html   (5453 words)

  
 West River Trail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Friends of the West River Trail (FWRT), formed in 1991, approached Rivers and Trails to help in retaining the remnant sections of publicly-owned railbed, and for assistance with trail planning.
Rivers and Trails helped secure a $115,000 Public Lands Highways grant, providing funds for a needs assessment, base maps, signs, and trail design for difficult sections, including the trail over a 300' dam.
This Railroad Bed Trail forms a small section of the West River Trail, a 15 mile multi-purpose rail-trail that follows the West River Railroad bed from Townshend Dam to the Village of South Londonerry.
members.tripod.com /Kenyon_Karl/Jamaica.htm   (1188 words)

  
 Friends of the West River Trail
Native Americans called the West River "Wantasiquet" or "waters of the lonely way", and The Wantastiquet Path was an important connection from the West River valley and Fort Drummer in Brattleboro over the Green Mountains to Otter Creek and Lake Champlain.
The river has been repeatedly recognized as having regional, state and potentially national significance, and is highly utilized for recreation including swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing.
The completion of the West River Trail would have the effect of linking three state parks and two federal reservations along a scenic corridor in an area which depends heavily on tourism and outdoor recreation for its economic base.
www.westrivertrail.org   (416 words)

  
 Idaho whitewater rafting, Salmon River trips, canoe adventures, yachting, walking tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
To travel by river is to go at nature's pace.
In Montana we canoe the Lewis and Clark trail on the Upper Missouri along with expert authors/historians.
From a humble beginning with trips on two rivers, we now offer trips on more than eight rivers and activities around the world.
www.rowinc.com   (669 words)

  
 River Greens Golf Course, West Lafayette Ohio
The "original 18" The River Course and The Greens Course play to a par of 72, from the blue tees it measures 6600 yards and has a slope of 120.
River Greens Golf Course is a soft spikes facility which assures you of playing on smooth, fast greens no matter what time of day you have scheduled a tee time.
River Greens Golf Course, located at 22749 State Route 751, West Lafayette, Ohio 43845 is 15 minutes east of Coshocton and 6 minutes west of Interstate 77.
www.rivergreens.com   (333 words)

  
 West River Maryland Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
West River is a rural area of Maryland, which is interesting seeing it is only half an hour from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.
West River is dominated by rolling farmlands, some historic estates and picturesque horse farms.
The quality of life is outstanding and that is why many have chosen to West River for their centerpiece for life.
www.relocateamerica.com /states/MD/cities/westriver.htm   (512 words)

  
 Coastal America: Project Summary - Project Name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The cities of New Haven and West Haven, both on the West River, are HUD focus areas.
The West River is highly urbanized and heavily used by city residents.
Other issues pertaining to the West River include anadromous fisheries migration and spawning habitat, water supply needs and low flow augmentation, as well as flooding and recreation.
www.coastalamerica.gov /text/regions/ne/wrivernh.html   (248 words)

  
 West River Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
West River Publishing is owned and operated by Rick Kustich and Jerry Kustich.
A dedication to knowledge and significance is West River's mission, and quality presentation is our ultimate goal.
No frills: a personal journey, the story of a 60’s Generation West Cost free spirit who wandered here and there to find himself and finally did so on the waters where wild fish are making their last stand.
www.westriverpub.com   (189 words)

  
 Chicago Neighborhood Details: River West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
On the west bank of the Chicago River's South Branch is the area known as River West.
As Wicker Park, River North, Little Italy, Greek Town and the Loop are all just a few blocks away River West residents enjoy unparalleled access to some of the most exciting neighborhoods and districts in Chicago.
River West is a place where art galleries live inside converted loft spaces, and many performance artists promote and teach their trades in unexpectedly large studios.
www.chicagohome.com /NHDetails.cfm?NH_ID=43   (323 words)

  
 West River Health Services - We're right where you need us.
West River Health Clinics has a medical staff comprised of 17 physicians and 10 mid-levels.
Ultimately it is the physicians willingness to innovate, reach out, and to share that has brought West River Health Clinics to its present standing as a leader in rural medicine.
The West River Family Center is located in the lower level of the Hettinger Clinic Building.
www.wrhs.com /clinics.htm   (891 words)

  
 West River Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
West River Media is the company for you.
West River Media is dedicated to excellence in service.
West River Media has a staff of three key employees: Bill Palanuk, president, Rick Thompson, vice president, and Bill Ward, administrator.
www.westrivermedia.com   (230 words)

  
 American Whitewater - River Reach #2055   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
As the river approaches the shuttle trail once more and takes a sharp right a large pourover rock is located just to the left of river center.
As the river turns to the right paddle hard to river right to avoid a trashy section on the left side of the channel with a mix of holes and rocks.
The West river ender hole is on river right and is served by a large eddy there.
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/id/2055   (1816 words)

  
 West River Health Services - We're right where you need us.
Dr. Robert Beattie, a family physician at West River, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dean H. David Wilson has announced.
West River Ambulance’s third annual Shelly’s Safety Days were held July 6, 7 and 8.
West River’s Medication Assistance Program is nationally recognized and to date is saving over three million dollars annually on prescriptions for West River patients.
www.wrhs.com   (643 words)

  
 West River Rafting
West River rafting trips begin at Ball Mountain Dam and float ten miles through Jamaica State Park to Townsend Reservoir.
This river is dam controlled and has scheduled releases from May to October.
The best times of year to plan a West River rafting trip are in the Spring, when the canyon is filled with lush foliage, or in the Fall when the trees burst in the vibrant colors of autumn.
www.rafting.com /west-river-rafting.htm   (363 words)

  
 American Whitewater - WV Rivers
Confluence of Beaver Branch to confluence of Bluestone River
Confluence of Blackwater River and the Dry Fork at Hendricks to the confluence of Shavers Fork at Parsons
Confluence with Glade Creek to the Confluence with the New River
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/state/WV   (1116 words)

  
 WVGES Geology: Geology of the New River Gorge
Toward the northwest was a shallow, inland sea that was the basin of deposition for the sediments in West Virginia.
Two persistent statements concerning the New River are: 1) it is the only river that flows completely across the Appalachians from east to west, and 2) it is the second oldest river in the world.
The New River Gorge is about one-third as deep, and assuming erosion rates are similar, this translates to an "age" of between 2 to 3 million years.
www.wvgs.wvnet.edu /www/geology/geoles01.htm   (2302 words)

  
 Canoeing the Upper Missouri River in Montana with River Odysseys West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
To help bring a part of the river's history alive, you travel in 34' canoes that replicate those of the early voyageurs, or fur traders and are similar in size to the dugouts used by Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery.
The river is also fairly busy during this time with other paddlers (expect to see 3-8 other groups each day).
Professional river equipment including: canoes and their accessories; Coast Guard-approved personal flotation devices; waterproof bags for personal gear; waterproof boxes for cameras; tents and ground cloths; sleeping bags and thick foam self-inflating sleeping pads.
www.rowinc.com /missouri.htm   (3167 words)

  
 The West River
In addition, the river connects several outdoor recreational facilities, including Metcalf and Prete Fields, both heavily used athletic fields; Corliss Park, a multi-purpose facility with a softball field, basketball court, tennis court, and playground equipment; and Canada Pond, a city-owned conservation area which could be used for canoeing and kayaking.
Along the upper section of the river, from Geneva Pond to the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, the land along the southwestern side of the river is predominantly in residential use.
The lower section of the river, from the Rhode Island School for Deaf to Interstate 95, is mostly bordered by land in commercial, institutional, or light industrial use.
www.brown.edu /Research/EnvStudies_Theses/full9900/akanter/west_river.htm   (3026 words)

  
 Missouri River Heritage Corridor - The Way West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It was then called the 'River of the West', and remained so until the voyage of the Corps of Discovery, the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
It was first thought impossible for such boats to navigate the river at all, but in 1819 the attempt was made, and the steamer "Independence" entered the Missouri on either the 16th or 17th of May, and steamed up the river two hundred miles.
A common use of the canoe was for sending express messages down the river, and there are several accounts of their having been used to transport freight.
www.mid-mo.net /bigmuddy/motrekker1.html   (1460 words)

  
 Home of Whitewater Rafting in the New River Gorge and Gauley River West Virginia
West Virginia is often abbreviated as WV or WVa.
We specialize in whitewater rafting on the Gauley River and the New River West Virginia.
Generations have found that West Virginia whitewater rafting provides a setting that can't be outdone when it comes to the excitement of shooting a rapid or relaxing while floating down the river in the swimmers rapids.
www.raftmrt.com   (348 words)

  
 New River Gorge National River
A rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent.
Located in southern West Virginia, New River Gorge National River was established in 1978 to preserve and protect 53 miles of the New River as a free-flowing waterway.
The park and the surrounding area are rich in cultural and natural history, and contain an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
www.nps.gov /neri/home.htm   (236 words)

  
 - West River Lodge and Stables Bed and Breakfast of Newfane, Vermont USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Built in the 1820's, the West River Lodge, a charming country farmhouse, is located in the foothills of the Green Mountains, fifteen miles north of Brattleboro in the scenic West River Valley.
Surrounded by mountains and bordered by the West River, the Lodge is an Inn for All Seasons.
In the summer, the surrounding countryside with wooded hills, wildlife, quiet streams, invites exploration by horseback, hiking, cycling, swimming or canoeing.
www.westriverlodge.com   (314 words)

  
 West River Countryside Inn Rental Accommodations in Prince Edward Island Canada
Gourmet breakfast served in the dining room or patio overlooking the beautiful West River.
The West River is over 2 miles wide and is tidal at this point.
The water is ideal for swimming and the beach is safe for children.
www.princeedwardisland-canada.com /westriverinn   (279 words)

  
 Margaret River Online
Quietly a revolution in food has been underway throughout the region, led by some of the chefs who have made local restaurants famous.
Margaret River Online Food Trail is designed to showcase all that's good in food in the region.
A locally devised and produced show documenting the struggle between good and evil to unlock creativity, it is performed through an innovative, mixed-medium of theatre, film, animation and music.
www.margaret-river-online.com.au   (277 words)

  
 The Office of the Attorney General of Vermont: : Environmental Enforcement Cases Result in Significant Protections to ...
The integrity of significant portions of the West River will be protected for future generations," said Attorney General William H. Sorrell.
The West River Trail is used year-round by cross-country skiers, horse-back riders, hikers, cyclers and joggers.
The Corps’ management and preservation of this land will protect the West River Trail and the West River from development and form a part of a contiguous stretch of valley woodlands that provide deer wintering habitat and habitat for beaver, river otter, fisher, bear, song birds and birds of prey.
www.atg.state.vt.us /display.php?pubsec=4&curdoc=600   (675 words)

  
 EO Newsroom: New Images - New River Gorge, West Virginia
In southern West Virginia, the New River carves a rugged, steep-sided gorge through a plateau of ancient sandstone and shale.
In 1978, Congress declared 53 miles of the New River, including the New River Gorge, between Hinton and Fayetteville to be a National Scenic River, thus protecting the river and some 73,000 acres of forest along its banks as national park land.
Until 2003, the bridge over the river in Fayetteville (top of scene) was the largest steel-arch bridge in the world, and one of the area’s most popular annual attractions is Bridge Day, celebrated each year in mid-October at the height of the fall leaf display.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=16736   (472 words)

  
 West Virginia whitewater rafting trips on WV's New and Gauley Rivers with Drift-a-Bit Whitewater Rafting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
West Virginia whitewater rafting trips on WV's New and Gauley Rivers with Drift-a-Bit Whitewater Rafting
We offer rafting trips on two separate rivers: the majestically beautiful New River and the world-famous thriller known simply as 'The Gauley'.
Each river has distinct traits and features, we are certain one of them will be right for you.
www.driftabit.com   (408 words)

  
 Cheat River Rafting in West Virginia | RaftInfo.com
This is one of the underused whitewater gems of West Virginia.
It is where the river starts to pickup steam before heading into the Canyon.
To learn about other rivers offering whitewater rafting in West Virginia with a list of outfitters in the area, use the drop down menu located to the right.
www.raftinfo.com /cheat.htm   (217 words)

  
 Chicago River North & River West: Real estate listings, restaurants, shopping, maps, and more
River North is home to Merchandise Mart, the worlds largest commercial building.
For these reasons, River North and River West are one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest and its thriving economy is self-evident.
River West is bounded by Hubbard Street on the south, Chicago Avenue on the north, and the North Branch of the Chicago River on the east.
www.chicagoneighborhoods.cc /neighborhoods/rivernorth.html   (237 words)

  
 West River Westies
There is also swimming, boating and fishing at the nearby Townshend Dam Recreation Area; hiking trails to Bald Mountain at the Townshend State Forest Park; tubing on the West River, go biking on miles of dirt roads or just lounge and relax at the campground.
Mention you are part Of the limbo west river westies group to get the special rate.
A note of caution in that the West River adjacent to the Campground, though shallow, has a very rocky bottom.
www.bcn.net /~limbo/westies.html   (774 words)

  
 Alaska Cruises - Columbia River Cruises
American West Steamboat offers unique cruises that combine the intimate access, casual ambiance and friendly camaraderie of a small ship with the live entertainment, spacious accommodations and fine dining found on larger ships.
Our sternwheelers are not floating cities, but more like a floating family – specifically built for safely cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage or Columbia and Snake Rivers.
Plus, an expert onboard historian/naturalist and in-depth shore excursions are included to enhance your understanding of the wildlife, history and cultures of the Northwest.
www.columbiarivercruise.com   (92 words)

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