Gravel deposits of the South Platte River Valley north of Denver, Colorado

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey , [Denver, Colo.]
Gravel -- South Platte River Valley (Colo. and Neb.), Sedimentation and deposition -- South Platte River Valley (Colo. and
SeriesOpen-file report -- 98-148-A,B,C, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 98-148
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15251564M

Gravel deposits of the South Platte River valley north of Denver, Colorado Part A: Stratigraphy and sedimentary structures by David A. Lindsey 1, William H. Langer, Linda Scott Cummings2, and John F.


Lindsey, William H. Langer, and John F. Shary SUMMARY The present study focuses on stratigraphic and local variation in the quality of gravel deposits for aggregate beneath. Get this from a library.

Gravel deposits of the South Platte River Valley north of Denver, Colorado. [Geological Survey (U.S.);]. The South Platte River is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte g through the U.S. states of Colorado and Nebraska, it is itself a major river of the American Midwest and the American Southwest/Mountain drainage basin includes much of the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; much of the populated region known as the Colorado Front ⁃ coordinates: 39°00′40″N °44′25″W /.

River sections and access. Cheesman Canyon to Strontia Springs: From Cheesman Reservoir (elevation 6, feet), the South Platte River descends 6 miles through Cheesman Canyon to Deckers, a world-renowned fly fishing area. The river then bends north for about 17 miles to the confluence with the North Fork of the South Platte (elevation 6, feet).

The Platte River / p l æ t / is a major river in the state of Nebraska and is about mi ( km) long. Measured to its farthest source via its tributary the North Platte River, it flows for over 1, miles (1, km).The Platte River is a tributary of the Missouri River, which itself is a tributary of the Mississippi River which flows to the Gulf of y: United States.

Soak up the scenery and culture of the Rocky Mountains—even if you have a limited time—on this half-day tour from Denver. Check out the sandstone acoustics of Red Rocks Amphitheatre, drive through alpine forests on the scenic Lariat Loop, and get panoramic views of Colorado’s Front Range from atop Lookout Mountain.4/5(48).

On Tuesday, Rob and I finally kayaked the South Platte River. We had been talking about doing it for quite some time and both had the day free to make it happen. Colorado book Since the river is right by our house, and we run/bike/walk along it all the time, we knew what the rapids looked like and figured they would be a breeze.

South Platte River. South Platte River is one of the three waterways being studied as part of the Denver Urban Waterways Restoration Study. The study sponsors include the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD), the City and County of Denver (CCD) and the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

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South Platte River, one of the two main arms of the Platte River (q.v.), rising in the Mosquito Range of central Colorado, U.S., and flowing of Divide, Colo., the river turns sharply northeast, flows through the Front Range via the Platte River Canyon, and emerges on the flatland of the Colorado Piedmont southeast of Denver.

Pollen analysis was undertaken on four samples from clay lenses within gravel deposits in the South Platte River valley north of Denver. Pollen analysis should provide a record of vegetation for each of these clay lenses.

If the pollen record is similar to that expected for the Holocene, then the lens may be assumed to be Holocene; and if the pollen record is similar to that expected Author: Linda Scott Cummings, Thomas E. Moutoux. Year Published: Environmental studies of the World Trade Center area after the Septem attack.

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coli wasteload and load. Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development By Bruce Finley PUBLISHED: Aug. River North is a vibrant community of artists, entrepreneurs, young professionals, and many others.

In the past, RiNo was a nerve center for Denver industries-- warehouses, rail, and manufacturing. Now, it is one of the fastest growing and evolving neighborhoods in the city. South Park is a grassland flat within the basin formed by the Rocky Mountains' Mosquito and Park Mountain Ranges within central high valley ranges in elevation from approximately 9, to 10, ft (3, m).

It encompasses approximately 1, square miles (2, km² oracres) around the headwaters of the South Platte River in Park County approximately Coordinates: 38°58′04″N °02′43″W /. Hope you enjoy this video we took today on a scenic drive from our house down to the South Platte River. These are gold medal trout-fishing waters.

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We were looking for Bald Eagles but struck out. Map of Pleistocene and Recent deposits in the Denver area. Sections across the South Platte River and its tributaries in the Denver area. Profiles of South Platte River and Broadway terrace. Diagrammatic maps illustrating the evolution of areal geology in the Denver area during Wisconsin and Recent time.

Page Figure As you walk along the areas of the South Platte you can get to, you can see clearly that this was once a large river with large trees growing along it.

The problem is this is just one of many rivers in this area that has suffered the same fate. The area is becomming more arid /5(2).

Wheat waves, cattle graze and the loftiest point visible is often the next town’s water tower. The unpretentious plains of northeastern Colorado seem an unlikely place to find a scenic and historic byway.

About a third of the way between Denver and Omaha lies the South Platte River Trail, shortest of Colorado’s 21 designated byways.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Gravel Deposits of the South Platte River Valley North of Denver, Colorado. David A Lindsey. 14 Mar Paperback. US$ Lindsey, D.A, Langer, W.H., and Shary, J.F.,Gravel deposits of the South Platte River Valley north of Denver, Colorado — Part B — Quality of gravel deposits for aggregate: U.S.

Geological Survey Open File report 98–B, 24p. Google ScholarAuthor: William H. Langer, David A. Lindsey, Daniel H. Knepper.

Exit C off of northbound I in downtown Denver drops you right into Crescent Park on the east side of the highway. Driving a few yards south, you’ll see parking next to the South Platte river. Walk straight to the river and you’ll find yourself on the cobble bar.

From [ ]. Fly fishing on the North Platte River in Colorado. It includes the seasons, species of fish, access and other facts about fly fishng the North Platte River. The North Platte River in Colorado has a good population of brown and rainbow trout.

Many people in Colorado are facing a problem you’d never expect to find in the arid West: too much water. In places along the South Platte River, which flows from the Rockies through Denver to the northeast, basements are flooding, sewage systems are being damaged, and rising water is leaving salt in farmers' fields, robbing them of productivity.

North Platte River, Colorado is a guide to canoeing, kayaking and rafting the North Platte River running from its headwaters in the Routt National Forest of Jackson County on the Wyoming border to its confluence with the Missouri River on the Nebraska-Iowa border, with information and links to canoe and raft liveries and rentals, campgrounds, shuttle services and other.

• Informative placards are found throughout the route to provide additional insight into the area's storied history. And stop into the Colorado Welcome Center in Julesburg for Colorado travel tips and vacation ideas.

Nearby South Platte River access offers a chance to dip your toes in the water, and sharp-eyed visitors may be able to spot a bald eagle, waterflow. Weir Gulch is the first part of a $ million project to restore natural areas and redesign several parks along the South Platte River.

Weir Gulch is expected to open in September. South Platte (plăt), river, c mi ( km) long, rising in the Rocky Mts.

in many branches, which then join in central flows in a narrow canyon E and NE to Denver, then NE across the Great Plains to join the North Platte in central Nebraska, where it forms the Platte River. South Platte River, Colorado is a guide to canoeing, kayaking and rafting the South Platte River running from its headwaters in the Pike National Forest of Park County in central Colorado to its confluence with the North Platte River at North Platte, Nebraska, with information and links to canoe and raft liveries and rentals, campgrounds, shuttle services and other businesses.

Description Gravel deposits of the South Platte River Valley north of Denver, Colorado EPUB

The Gravel and bench deposits along Clear Creek, just north of Denver contains placer gold. All bars, and benches along Clear Creek, which is a tributary of the South Platte River, had extensive placer operations which produ ounces of gold between and Along the South Platte River all gravel bars contain placer gold.The South Platte River enters a steep, rocky, picturesque canyon, just after the trail returns to the river.

Trail construction is still continuing in the vicinity of the Platte River Trail's intersection with the Platte Springs Trail.

The Platte Springs Trail provides access out of the canyon via a .South Platte River Ponds is a fishing adventure located in or near Denver, CO. Enjoy & research Denver, Colorado with trail guides, topo maps, photos, reviews & GPS routes on