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Owens Peak Wilderness

The Owens Peak Wilderness is a 73.767-acre wilderness area comprising the rugged eastern face of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Owens Peak is the high point. The land was set aside with the passage of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 by ...

                                               

Sacatar Trail Wilderness

The Sacatar Trail Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area located 20 miles northwest of Ridgecrest, California USA. It was created in 1994 with the passage of the California Desert Protection Act - Public Law 103-433 - and is managed ...

                                               

Scodie Mountains

The range lies in an east-west direction directly west of the desert town of Ridgecrest, and southeast of the Kern River Valley and Lake Isabella. The mountain range reaches an elevation of 7.096 feet 2.163 m above sea level at Cathies Peak. Scod ...

                                               

Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located on the western slope of central Sierra Nevada in Central California and bounded on the northwest by Yosemite National Park and the south by Kings Canyon National Park. The forest is known f ...

                                               

South Sierra Wilderness

The South Sierra Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area in the Southern Sierra Nevada, in eastern California. It is located 65 miles northeast of Bakersfield, and is southwest of Owens Lake and Olancha.

                                               

South Yuba River State Park

The parks 22 miles 35 km portion of the South Yuba River Canyon stretches from Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park downstream to Bridgeport, where the visitor center and Bridgeport Covered Bridge are located. The Park protects more than 11.000 a ...

                                               

Stanislaus National Forest

Stanislaus National Forest is a United States national forest which manages 898.099 acres of land in four counties in the Sierra Nevada in Northern California. It was established on February 22, 1897, making it one of the oldest national forests. ...

                                               

Wassama Round House State Historic Park

The park and Round House is used by local Native Americans as a ceremonial meeting place. Gathering Day, held the third Saturday of October, includes demonstrations of dancing, crafts and basket weaving. In Wassama scientific reconstruction built ...

                                               

U.S. Interior Highlands

The U.S. Interior Highlands is a mountainous region in the Central United States spanning northern and western Arkansas, southern Missouri, eastern Oklahoma, and extreme southeastern Kansas. The name is designated by the United States Geological ...

                                               

Big Spring (Missouri)

Big Spring is one of the largest springs in the United States and the world. An enormous first magnitude spring, it rises at the base of a bluff on the west side of the Current River valley in the Missouri Ozarks. Located about four miles downstr ...

                                               

Eleven Point National Wild and Scenic River

The Eleven Point National Wild and Scenic River is a 44-mile stretch of the spring-fed Eleven Point River in the Ozarks of southern Missouri set aside through eminent domain for preservation by Congress in 1968. The designated part of the river s ...

                                               

Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring is a large, first magnitude karst spring that arises in the Ozark Plateau within the state of Arkansas. It is the largest spring in Arkansas and the third-largest spring within the Ozark Plateau region behind Big Spring and Greer S ...

                                               

Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project

The Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project is a century-long ecological experiment to assess logging practices in the Missouri Ozark forest. Its goal is to find out a logging method that best balances the demand for wood products with forest pre ...

                                               

Ozark Trail (hiking trail)

The Ozark Trail is a hiking, backpacking, and, in many places, biking and equestrian trail under construction in the Missouri Ozarks in the United States. It is intended to reach from St. Louis to Arkansas. Over 350 miles of the trail have been c ...

                                               

Aare

The Aare or Aar is a tributary of the High Rhine and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland. Its total length from its source to its confluence with the Rhine is about 295 km 183 mi, during which distance it descen ...

                                               

Adda (river)

The Adda is a river in North Italy, a tributary of the Po. It rises in the Alps near the border with Switzerland and flows through Lake Como. The Adda joins the Po a few kilometres upstream of Cremona. It is 313 kilometres long. The highest point ...

                                               

Adige

The Adige, Venetian: Àdexe, Romansh: Adisch, Ladin: Adesc, Latin: Athesis, Ancient Greek: Ἄθεσις, romanized: Athesis, or Ἄταγις, Atagis) is the second longest river in Italy after the Po, rising in the Alps in the province of South Tyrol near the ...

                                               

Agogna

The Agogna is a 140-kilometre stream which runs through the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. It is a left side tributary of the river Po.

                                               

Anza (river)

The Anza is a 35-kilometre Alpine torrent of the Ossola in northern Italy. It flows from the glaciers of Monte Rosa through the Valle Anzasca and into the river Toce, of which it is a right tributary. Its main tributaries Pedriola, in tambach, in ...

                                               

Arc (Savoie)

The Arc is a 128-kilometre-long river in the Savoie departement of south-eastern France. It is a left tributary of the Isere River, which it joins at Chamousset, approximately 15 km downstream from Albertville. Its source is near the border with ...

                                               

Arroscia

The river rises from monte Fronte, in the comune of Mendatica, not far from the French border. The Arroscia flows east and receives several tributaries. It then joins the Neva and forms with it the Centa, one of the most relevant rivers of wester ...

                                               

Arve

The river Arve flows for approximately 100 km through France, in the departement of Haute-Savoie, and in Switzerland. It is a left tributary of the Rhone. Grows in the Northern part of the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps, near the Swiss border, it ...

                                               

Barbaira (river)

The stream rises between punta dellArpetta and monte Simonasso, in the Ligurian Alps, and flows through a woody valley mainly heading south-east. When it reaches the centre of the comune of Rocchetta Nervina it gets from left side the waters of i ...

                                               

Bendola

The Bendola is a river that flows through the Alpes-Maritimes department of southeastern France. It is a left tributary of the Roya. Its source is in the Ligurian Alps, east of Saorge, near the border with Italy. It discharges into the river Roya ...

                                               

Bevera

Bevera source is in the Maritime Alps, near Moulinet in the French Alpes-Maritimes department. It flows generally southeast, through Sospel, crosses the Italian border province of Imperia and discharges into the river Roya, near Ventimiglia. Its ...

                                               

Bormida (river)

The Bormida rises in Liguria near Colle Scravaion as Bormida di Millesimo and flows through Piedmont. After converging with the Bormida di Spigno near Bistagno it joins the Tanaro, of which it is the major tributary, north-east of Alessandria.

                                               

Bormida di Spigno

The headwaters of the Bormida di Spigno are in the Ligurian province of Savona above Pian dei Corsi at 1.000 metres 3.300 ft above sea level in a transitional zone between the Alpine and Apennine mountain ranges. There its waters run as the separ ...

                                               

Buthier

The Buthier is a mountain torrent in north-west Italy. A left bank tributary of the Dora Baltea, its entire course lies within the Valpelline, a valley in the region of Aosta Valley.

                                               

Cannobino

The Cannobino is a little river or stream located in the province of Verbano Cusio Ossola in the region of Piedmont in the north of Italy, which by the local population often is simply called Il Fiume the river.

                                               

Cenischia

The Cenischia is a mountain torrent which straddles the south-west French department of Savoie and the north-west Italian Metropolitan City of Turin, in Piedmont. Part of the Po basin, it is a left tributary of the Dora Riparia and forms the vall ...

                                               

Ceronda

The Ceronda is a 22-kilometre long creek in the Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, region in northwestern Italy.

                                               

Cervo (river)

The Cervo is a 65-kilometre torrent in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy. It is the principal tributary of the river Sesia, which itself is a significant tributary of the Po.

                                               

Chisola

Chisola source is at c. 1.250 m, at the merge of two separante torrent-like branches coming from Monte Tre Denti 1.445 m and Monte Brunello/Monte Freidour 1.343 m. The torrent flows entirely in the territory of the city of Turin. After receiving ...

                                               

Chisone

The Chisone is a 53-kilometre Italian torrent, which runs through Pragelato, Fenestrelle, Perosa Argentina and Pinerolo in the Metropolitan City of Turin. It is a tributary of the Pellice, which in turn is a tributary of the Po River. Although cl ...

                                               

Chiusella

The Chiusella starts in the Graian Alps near Mount Marzo and Bocchetta delle Oche, a mountain pass connecting its valley with Val Soana. Flowing initially from NW to SE it reaches Traversella and the permanently inhabited part of the valley. In t ...

                                               

Claree

The Claree is a river in southeastern France, a tributary to the Durance. Its source is in the Cottian Alps, near Mont Thabor and Valloire. It flows for all of its course in the Hautes-Alpes department. Its confluence with the Durance is near the ...

                                               

Diveria

The Diveria is an Alpine river which flows through Switzerland and Italy. It is a tributary of the Toce and therefore, via Lake Maggiore and the Ticino, of the Po. The valley crossed by the Diveria, the Val Divedro, is the only one in the Valais ...

                                               

Dora Baltea

Dora Baltea or Doire Baltee is a river in northwestern Italy. It is a left-hand tributary of the Po River and is about 170 kilometres long.

                                               

Dora di Bardonecchia

The Dora di Bardonecchia is a short tributary of the Dora Riparia river, lying entirely within the upper Susa Valley in the Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy.

                                               

Dora Riparia

The Dora Riparia is an alpine river, a left-hand tributary of the Po. It is 125 kilometres long, with a 1.231 square kilometres drainage basin. It originates in the Cottian Alps, close to the Col de Montgenevre in France, where it is called the P ...

                                               

Drac (river)

The Drac is a 130-kilometre long river in southeastern France. It is a left tributary of the river Isere. It is formed at the confluence of the Drac Noir and the Drac Blanc, which both rise in the southern part of the Massif des Ecrins, high in t ...

                                               

Durance

The Durance is a major river in south-eastern France. Its source is in the South-Western Alps, in Montgenèvre ski resort near Briançon and it flows South-West through the following departments and towns: Bouches-du-Rhone. (Буш-дю-Рон) Hautes-Alpe ...

                                               

Elvo

The Elvo is a 53-kilometre torrent in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy and is the principal tributary of the Cervo. It runs through the communes of Sordevolo, Occhieppo Superiore, Occhieppo Inferiore, Cerrione and Salussola in the Province ...

                                               

Evançon

The Evançon is the stream which flows through the val dAyas and flows into the Doire baltee. Its name in Franco-Provençal might mean "Grand River"or "River from the Mountaintops". In archival documents it is often referred to as leau blanche. Uni ...

                                               

Germanasca

The Germanasca is a 27 km Italian torrent, which runs through the Metropolitan City of Turin. It is a tributary of the Chisone, into which it flows near Perosa Argentina. The valley formed by the river is known as Val Germanasca.

                                               

Giara di Rezzo

The term giara is used in Western Liguria referring to creeks with large and gravelly beds, Rezzo is the main village of the middle valley of the Giara. The creek was also named torrente Lavina like the namesake village.

                                               

Guil

The Guil is a 51.6-kilometre long river in the Hautes-Alpes departement, southeastern France. Its source is several small streams which converge into the lake Lestio, at Ristolas. It flows generally west, through the Queyras. It is a left tributa ...

                                               

Impero (river)

The Impero rises near Monte Grande, crosses the comunes of Aurigo, Borgomaro, Lucinasco, Chiusavecchia, Chiusanico and Pontedassio, giving its name to its valley, and ends in the Ligurian Sea in Oneglia IM. Empire pool 95 km2 fully included in th ...

                                               

Isere (river)

The Isere, Arpitan: Isera, Occitan: Isera) is a river in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region of southeastern France. Its source, a glacier known as the Sources de lIsere, lies in the Vanoise National Park in the Graian Alps of Savoie, near the ski re ...

                                               

Isorno (river)

The Isorno is an Italian and Swiss river, a tributary of the Melezzo Orientale. Its source is in Italy, close to the Pioda Di crane. It passes through Bagni, a frazione of Craveggia, then in Switzerland it flows through Onsernone, Mosogno, Isorno ...

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