Category archives for Missouri

Gasconade River-White River drainage divide area landform origins in Texas County, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The Gasconade River-White River drainage divide area in Texas County, Missouri is a north-south oriented drainage divide between the north-oriented Big Piney River drainage basin on the west and the southeast-oriented Current river drainage basin on the east with the south-oriented North Fork White River drainage basin west of the Big Piney River drainage […]

Gasconade River-Big Piney River drainage divide area landform origins in Laclede, Pulaski, and Texas Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The Gasconade River-Big Piney River drainage divide in Laclede, Pulaski, and Texas Counties, Missouri was eroded during a massive reversal of immense south-oriented floods. Flood waters were derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and for a time flowed south across Laclede, Pulaski, and Texas Counties to what was then the newly […]

Osage River-Gasconade River drainage divide area landform origins in Osage, Miller, Maries, and Pulaski Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The Osage River-Gasconade River drainage divide area in Osage, Miller, Maries, and Pulaski Counties, Missouri was eroded by immense south oriented floods which were captured and diverted to flow in southeast, east, and northeast directions by headward erosion of deep north-oriented Missouri River and Osage River tributary valleys. Headward erosion of the deep east-oriented Missouri […]

Missouri River-Gasconade River drainage divide area landform origins in Osage and Gasconade Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: The Missouri River-Gasconade River drainage divide in Osage and Gasconade Counties, Missouri is the drainage divide between the northeast and east oriented Missouri River and the Gasconade River, which is a northeast and north-northeast oriented Missouri River tributary. The Missouri River-Gasconade River drainage divide area was eroded by immense south-oriented floods derived from a […]

Missouri River-Tarkio River drainage divide area landform origins in Fremont and Page Counties, Iowa and Atchison County, Missouri, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Missouri River-Tarkio River drainage divide area located in Fremont and Page Counties, Iowa and Atchison County, Missouri. The Missouri River flows in a south-southeast direction along the Fremont and Atchison County western borders. The Tarkio River and its major tributaries flow in […]

Tarkio River-Nodaway River drainage divide area landform origins in Atchison, Holt, and Nodaway Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Tarkio River-Nodaway River drainage divide area located in Atchison, Holt, and Nodaway Counties of northwest Missouri. The Tarkio and Nodaway Rivers are two of several rivers which originate in southwest Iowa and flow in south-southwest and/or south directions to join the southeast-oriented […]

Nodaway River-One Hundred and Two River drainage divide area landform origins in Andrew and Nodaway Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Nodaway River-One Hundred and Two River drainage divide area in Andrew and Nodaway Counties, Missouri. The Nodaway and One Hundred and Two Rivers originate in southwest Iowa and flow into northwest Missouri as south oriented rivers. The Nodaway River flows across Nodaway and […]

One Hundred and Two River-East Grand River drainage divide area landform origins in Nodaway, Worth, and Gentry Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation techniques are used to interpret drainage divide origins in the One Hundred and Two River-East Fork Grand River drainage divide area located in Nodaway, Worth, and Gentry Counties, Missouri. The study region is located in northwest Missouri along and/or near the Iowa-Missouri state line. Multiple south-oriented Missouri River tributaries, including the […]

Platte River-Grand River drainage divide area landform origins in Gentry, Andrew, and De Kalb Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Platte River-Grand River drainage divide area of Gentry, Andrew, and De Kalb Counties, Missouri. The Platte River is a south-oriented Missouri River tributary flowing through eastern Andrew County and has south-oriented tributaries originating in southwest Gentry County and flowing through western De […]

Platte River-Missouri River drainage divide areas landform origins in Clinton and Clay Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret Platte River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Clinton and Clay Counties, Missouri. Clinton and Clay Counties are north of the southeast and east oriented Missouri River in the Kansas City, Missouri region and west of the south oriented Platte River, which joins the Missouri River […]

Shoal Creek-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Caldwell, Ray, and Carroll Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Shoal Creek-Missouri River drainage divide area located in Caldwell, Ray, and Carroll Counties, Missouri. Shoal Creek is a north-northeast and east oriented tributary to the southeast and south-southeast oriented Grand River, which flows to the east-northeast and southeast oriented Missouri River near Brunswick, […]

Grand River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Livingston and Carroll Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to determine landform origins in the Gand River-Missouri River drainage divide area of Livingston and Carroll Counties, Missouri. The Missouri River flows in an east-northeast direction along the Carroll County southern border while the Grand River flows in a southeast direction across Livingston County and then in a […]

Grand River-Shoal Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Daviess, Caldwell, and Livingston Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Grand River-Shoal Creek drainage divide area located in Daviess, Caldwell, and Livingston Counties, Missouri. The Grand River is a south, southeast, and south oriented Missouri River tributary and flows in a southeast direction across Daviess and Livingston Counties before turning to flow in […]

East Fork Grand River-Thompson River drainage divide area landform origins in Worth, Gentry, and Harrison Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret East Fork Grand River-Thompson River drainage divide area landform origins in Worth, Gentry, and Harrison Counties, Missouri. The East Fork Grand River-Thompson River drainage divide area consists of multiple drainage divides between several narrow and elongate south-oriented Grand River tributary drainage basins. The East Fork Grand […]

Thompson River-Medicine Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Mercer, Grundy, and Livingston Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Thompson River-Medicine Creek drainage divide area located in Mercer, Grundy, and Livingston Counties, Missouri. The Thompson River and Medicine Creek are south-oriented drainage routes, which flow from southern Iowa across Mercer and Grundy Counties, Missouri to join the southeast-oriented Grand River in […]

Medicine Creek-Locust Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Putnam, Sullivan, and Linn Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret Medicine Creek-Locust Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Putnam, Sullivan, and Linn Counties, Missouri. Medicine Creek and Locust Creek are streams originating in southern Iowa and flowing in a south direction across Putnam, Sullivan, and Linn Counties, Missouri (in that order) to join the southeast […]

Grand River-Chariton River drainage divide area landform origins in Chariton County, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Grand River-Chariton River drainage divide area located in Chariton County, Missouri. The Grand River and Chariton River are south-oriented tributaries flowing to the southeast-oriented Missouri River with the Grand River located west of the Chariton River. Mussel Fork is a south-oriented Chariton […]

Locust Creek-Chariton River drainage divide area landform origins in Linn, Macon, Sullivan, Adair, and Putnam Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map evidence is used to interpret Locust Creek-Chariton River drainage divide area landform origins in Linn, Macon, Sullivan, Adair, and Putnam Counties, Missouri. Locust Creek is a stream which originates in southern Iowa, just north of the Missouri state line, and which flows in a south direction across western Putnam County, west-central Sullivan […]

Little Chariton River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Chariton, Randolph, and Howard Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map evidence is used to interpret landform origins in the Little Chariton River-Missouri River drainage divide area located in Chariton, Randolph, and Howard Counties, Missouri. The Missouri River flows in a south and east-southeast direction along the study region’s western and southern boundary. The Little Chariton River is a south oriented tributary to the […]

Chariton River-Mississippi River drainage divide area landform origins in Schuyler, Adair, and Macon Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to interpret landform origins in the Chariton River-Mississippi River drainage divide area located in Schuyler, Adair, and Macon Counties, Missouri. The Chariton River flows in a south direction along the study region western boundary and south of the study region joins the southeast and east oriented Missouri River. […]

Elk Fork Salt River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Randolph, Audrain, and Boone Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map interpretation methods to determine landform origins in the Elk Fork Salt River-Missouri River drainage divide area located in Randolph, Audrain, and Boone Counties, Missouri. The Elk Fork Salt River is an east-oriented tributary to the east-oriented Salt River, which flows to the south oriented Mississippi River, and is located north of […]

South Fork Salt River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Audrain and Callaway Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map evidence is used to interpret landform origins in the South Fork Salt River-Missouri River drainage divide area located in Audrain and Callaway Counties, Missouri. Audrain County is located north of Callaway County and the Missouri River flows in an east direction along the Callaway County southern border. Callaway County is almost completely […]

West Fork Cuivre River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, and Warren Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map evidence is used to interpret landform origins in the West Fork Cuivre River-Missouri River drainage divide area located in Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, and Warren Counties, Missouri. The Missouri River flows in an east direction and forms the southern border of Callaway (west), Montgomery, and Warren (east) Counties with Audrain County being located […]

Peruque Creek-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Warren and St Charles Counties, Missouri, USA

Abstract: Topographic map interpretation methods are used to determine Peruque Creek-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in eastern Warren and western St Charles Counties, Missouri. The Missouri River flows in a southeast direction along the Warren County southern border and then turns to flow in a northeast direction along the St Charles County southern […]