News tagged with river channels

Mississippi River could leave farmland stranded

If the Mississippi River continues to go unchecked, the farmland on Dogtooth Bend peninsula may be only accessible by boat. According to a University of Illinois study, each successive flood carves a deeper channel across ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Environment
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Image: Frozen Lake Sharpe, South Dakota

The Missouri River rises in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, and flows generally to the southeast for 3,767 kilometers (2,341 miles) to its confluence with the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. It is ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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