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Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Watershed Development

Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi.

Report on inspection of watershed and flood control projects. June 7, 1961

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Watershed Development

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood control -- Mississippi -- Yazoo River

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: 87th Congress, 1st session, House, Committee print no. 5

    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139329M
    LC Control Number62060886


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Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Watershed Development Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yazoo River, river formed by the confluence of the Tallahatchie and Yalobusha rivers north of Greenwood, Mississippi, meanders about miles ( km) generally south and southwest, much of the way paralleling the Mississippi River, which it joins at.

6 Citizen’s Guide to Water Quality in the Yazoo River Basin to the Yazoo River Basin Welcome The Yazoo is the largest river basin in Mississippi, with o square miles draining all or parts of 30 counties. It makes up 30% of the state and is home to one-fifth of the population of Mississippi.

Winding through this basin are about. The Yazoo Basin is located in northwestern Mississippi where it is bounded on the east by rolling uplands and on the west by the mainstem levee system along the Mississippi River.

It is about miles long, extending from Memphis to Vicksburg, and has an area of about 7, square miles. The Yazoo Pass expedition was a Yazoo River Basin operation of Major General Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and Rear Admiral David D. Porter's Mississippi River Squadron in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil 's objective was to get his troops into a flanking position against the Rebel defenders.

The expedition was an effort to bypass the Confederate defenses on the bluffs near. Discovery Report Published - Upper Yazoo River - ; Documents. Discovery Report - Lower Big Black - County Seat: Yazoo City Formed: Mississippi Blue Book ().

Fig. Yazoo Mississippi Delta drainage pattern. Delta's fame as cotton country spread, new plantations appeared along the Mississippi River and also along the rivers that drain the basin itself. Depending on the season and the draft of the vessel, river Mississippi. book were able to File Size: KB.

The Yazoo River is a river in the U.S. state of is thought by some to mark the southern boundary of what is called the Mississippi Delta, which was cultivated for cotton plantations before the American Civil has continued to be devoted to large-scale agriculture.

The river is miles ( km) long and is formed by the confluence of the Tallahatchie and the Yalobusha rivers. Threat for Severe Weather Continues Today.

A cold front moving into the Northeast Mississippi. book bring an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms to the region through early tonight, Mississippi. book severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the Plains. Named after the Mississippi River, the state of Mississippi lies on the southern end of the United States of America and has the Gulf of Mexico to its south while the namesake river covers the state’s western border.

Regarded as the most religious state in the U.S., Mississippi is not only home to Norris Bookbinding company, the largest ‘Bible-binding’ plant in the country but it also.

The list of rivers in Mississippi includes any rivers that flow through part of the State of major rivers in Yazoo River Basin are the Mississippi River, Pearl River, Pascagoula River and the Tombigbee River, along with their main tributaries: the Tallahatchie River, Yazoo River, Big Black River, Leaf River, and the Chickasawhay River.

A second catastrophe soon hit Yazoo City in April with the great flood of the Mississippi River, which covered the entire Delta with several feet of muddy water. Already the Yazoo was overflowing its banks as its water could not be forced into the swollen Mississippi.

Smith, R. and Klimas, C. "A Regional Guidebook for Applying the Hydrogeomorphic Approach to Assessing Wetland Functions of Selected Regional Wetland Subclasses, Yazoo Basin, Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley," ERDC/EL TR, U.S.

Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.

From its traditional source of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, it flows generally south for 2, miles (3, km) to the Mississippi River Delta in the Gulf of Mexico.

Country: United States. County Seat: Belzoni Formed: Area: square miles Population: 8, Origin of County name: Named for Benjamin Humphreys, 26th Governor of Mississippi. Archaeological survey in the lower Yazoo Basin, Mississippi,Vol Issue 2 Volume 60 of Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University Archaeological Survey in the Lower Yazoo Basin, Mississippi,Philip Phillips: Author: Philip Phillips: Publisher: Peabody Museum, Length: pages.

a tributary stream that cannot enter a river because levees block the way often has to flow parallel to the river until it can breach the levee. Named after the Yazoo River, which parallels the Mississippi for over kilometers (about miles).

The Civil War Comes to Yazoo Originally titled “The Battle for Yazoo,” THIS PAMPHLET (out of print but available for download) was compiled many years ago from information supplied by Glen Jones, Mississippi Chemical Corporation; Edwin C.

Bearss, Research Historian, Vicksburg National Park, and Sam Olden, President, Yazoo Historical Society. MS Studies Unit 1. STUDY. PLAY. Mississippi river. what river does MS get its name from "father of waters" Mississippi comes from two native american words that mean what.

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Call Number: TC Y39 Y39 United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Vicksburg : Lauren Rogers. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillips, Philip, Archaeological survey in the lower Yazoo Basin, Mississippi, Cambridge, Mass., Peabody.

A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America. In Old Man River, Paul Schneider tells the story of the river at the center of America's rich history—the fifteen thousand years ago, the majestic river provided Paleolithic humans with the routes by which early man began to explore the continent's interior.4/5(81).

Get this from a library. The Wilsford Site (Co) Coahoma County, Mississippi: a late Mississippi period settlement in the Northern Yazoo Basin of Mississippi. [John M Connaway]. Basin description The Yazoo River Basin is the largest river basin in Mississippi and encompasses nea km2.

Within the drainage, there are approximat km of rivers and streams (Guedon and Thomas ). The basin comprises 30% of the land area of the state and is home to one-fifth of the population (Yazoo River Basin Team ). Yazoo River synonyms, Yazoo River pronunciation, Yazoo River translation, English dictionary definition of Yazoo River.

A river formed in northwest Mississippi and flowing km south to join the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. Yazoo Headwater Project: Parts I, II and III, Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi: Mississippi River and tributaries project review: a report on present and anticipated agricultural conditions by United States.

Soil Conservation Service, author, issuing body. The Wilsford Site (22 Co ) Coahoma County, Mississippi: A Late Mississippi Period Settlement In The Northern Yazoo Basin Of Mississippi by. John M.

Connaway. avg rating — 0 ratings. River Trade in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta by. Harry P. Owens. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the. Yazoo River Basin ii FOREWORD. This report contains one or more Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for water body segments found on Mississippi’s Section (d) List of Impaired Waterbodies.

Because of the accelerated schedule required by the consent decree, many of these TMDLs have been prepared out. Old Man River, Paul Schneider's exploration of America's great waterway―taking the reader from the Mississippi River's origins to its polluted present and tracing its prehistory, geology, and cultural and literary histories―is as vast as its subject.

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between the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers in west-central Mississippi (Yazoo Backwater Area). The primary component of this project is a 14, cubic feet per second (cfs) pumping station that would pump floodwater out of the Yazoo Backwater Area during high water events on the Mississippi River.

Route of the late expedition commanded by Actg Rear Admiral D.D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek ().jpg 2, × 1,; MBInstance of: river. Cultural Resources Survey of Items 3 and 4, Upper Yazoo River Projects, Mississippi, with a Paleoenvironmental Model of the Lower Yazoo Basin (University, MS: Center for Archaeological Research, ).

Call Number: F Y3 T Drukell Brian Trahan. Yazoo Backwater Project, Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi St. Francis River and Tributaries Project (Missouri): Mississippi River and tributaries project review: a report on present and anticipated agricultural conditions Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

In fact, the waterway's basin has earned a reputation is as one of the top buck-producing areas in the Southeast, and the 11 counties along the flow of the Big Black River -- Claiborne, Warren, Hinds, Yazoo, Madison, Holmes, Attala, Carroll, Montgomery and Webster -- are consistently found near the top in rankings of Mississippi's best trophy.

Flood Control, Mississippi River & Tributaries, Yazoo River Basin, Yazoo Headwaters Project, Mississippi Tributaries Unit A Notice by the Engineers Corps on 01/26/ Document Details. In Plain Sight: Sacred Sites in Mississippi. (For example, Tupelo means “Swamp Tree,” Pontotoc is “Land of Hanging Grapes,” and the Yazoo River, it’s believed, is “River of Death.”) This past fall, my husband, my three children, and I decided to counter the “drive by” with the “drive to.”.

The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, the floodplain situated between the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers in the northwestern corner of the present-day state of Mississippi, has experienced enormous environmental change since the Civil lture, lumbering, and remaking of the floodplain hydrological system have transformed the landscape, originally dominated by mature bottomland.

Yazoo River. 49 likes. The Yazoo River is a river in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is considered by some to mark the southern boundary of what is /5(49). The Central Mississippi Valley, defined as the region along the Mississippi River from where the Ohio River joins in the north to its confluence with the Arkansas River in the south, lies between the two most important archaeological areas of the Southeast: American Bottom/Cahokia and the Lower Yazoo Basin.

The valley has been influenced by these major centers and has a complex history of its own. Yazoo City is a city in Yazoo County, Mississippi, United States.

It was named after the Yazoo River, which, in turn was named by the French explorer Robert La Salle. It is the county seat of Yazoo County and the principal city of the Yazoo City Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Jackson–Yazoo City Combined Statistical.King’s Ferry Landing to Vicksburg Paddlers using canoes, kayaks or stand-up paddleboards can follow the Yazoo River out of the Mississippi Delta to its end at the Loess Bluffs of Vicksburg.

The Yazoo River banks are wooded along the route, and the main channel is free of debris and easy to navigate. A nice sandbar appears halfway along the route (near the mouth of the Centennial Lake Chute."Late Prehistoric Settlement Patterning in the Yazoo Basin and Natchez Bluffs Regions of the Lower Mississippi Valley," by Jeffrey P.

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