Category archives for Montana

Big Hole River-Salmon River drainage divide area landform origins along the continental divide, Beaverhead County, Montana and Lemhi County, Idaho, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins along the continental divide between the Big Hole River in Beaverhead County, Montana and the Salmon River in Lemhi County, Idaho. The Big Hole River flows in a north direction in Montana on the east side of the Beaverhead Mountains while on the west […]

East Fork Bitterroot River-Big Hole River drainage divide area landform origins, Ravalli and Beaverhead Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins along the continental divide between East Fork Bitterroot River and the Big Hole River in Ravalli and Beaverhead Counties, Montana, which is located in the Anaconda Range. The East Fork Bitterroot River is a west and southwest oriented stream flowing roughly parallel to the […]

Clark Fork-Big Hole River drainage divide area landform origins along continental divide, Granite and Deer Lodge Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins along the continental divide between Clark Fork and the Big Hole River in Granite and Deer Lodge Counties, Montana. The east-west continental divide crosses the study region in roughly a southwest to northeast direction along the Anaconda Range crest with drainage north of the […]

Mill Creek-Big Hole River drainage divide area landform origins along continental divide, Silver Bow and Deer Lodge Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Mill Creek and the Big Hole River along the east–west continental divide in Silver Bow and Deer Lodge Counties, Montana. The east-west continental divide crosses the study region in roughly a west to east direction with north oriented drainage north […]

Silver Bow Creek-Big Hole River drainage divide area landform origins along continental divide, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Silver Bow Creek and the Big Hole River along the east–west continental divide in Silver Bow County, Montana. The east-west continental divide crosses the study region in roughly a west to east direction with north oriented drainage north of the […]

Silver Bow Creek-Jefferson River drainage divide area landform origins along continental divide, Silver Bow and Jefferson Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Silver Bow Creek and the Jefferson River along the east–west continental divide in Silver Bow and Jefferson Counties, Montana. The continental divide in the north half of the study region is oriented in a north to south direction and serves […]

Little Blackfoot River-Boulder River drainage divide area landform origins along continental divide, Powell and Jefferson Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between the Little Blackfoot River and the Boulder River along the east –west continental divide in Powell and Jefferson Counties Montana. The continental divide in the study region serves as the Powell-Jefferson County border with Powell County being west of the […]

Boulder River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Jefferson and Broadwater Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between the Boulder River and the Missouri River in Jefferson and Broadwater Counties, Montana. The Missouri River flows in a north-northwest direction in the study area while the Boulder River flows in a south-southeast and southwest direction. The south oriented Boulder […]

Prickly Pear Creek-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Jefferson and Broadwater Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Prickly Pear Creek and the Missouri River in Jefferson and Broadwater Counties, Montana. The Missouri River flows in a north-northwest direction in the study area while Prickly Pear Creek is a west-northwest and north-northeast oriented Missouri River tributary west of […]

Origin of North America east-west continental divide, Little Blackfoot River-Missouri River drainage divide area landform origins in Lewis and Clark and Powell Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Little Blackfoot River and the Missouri River along the east-west continental divide in Lewis and Clark and Powell Counties, Montana. East of the continental divide the Missouri River flows in a north-northwest direction in eastern Lewis and Clark County before […]

Rotten Grass Creek-Little Bighorn River drainage divide area landform origins in Big Horn County, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Rotten Grass Creek and the Little Bighorn River in Big Horn County, Montana. Rotten Grass Creek is a northeast, north, and north-northwest oriented Bighorn River tributary originating in the high Bighorn Mountains near the Montana-Wyoming state line. The Little Bighorn […]

Clarks Fork Yellowstone River-Bighorn River drainage divide area landform origins near the Montana-Wyoming border, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between the Clarks Fork Yellowstone River and the Bighorn River and its Shoshone River tributary near the Montana-Wyoming border. Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River originates in the Montana Beartooth Mountains and flows in a southeast direction into Wyoming before turning […]

Pryor Creek-Bighorn River drainage divide area landform origins Big Horn and Yellowstone Counties, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Pryor Creek and the Bighorn River in Yellowstone and Big Horn Counties, Montana. Pryor Creek is a northwest, north, and north-northeast oriented Yellowstone River tributary originating in the Pryor Mountains, which are located south of Billings, Montana. East of Pryor […]

Clarks Fork Yellowstone River-Pryor Creek drainage divide area landform origins south central Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between north oriented Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River and north oriented Pryor Creek in south central Montana. Pryor Creek is a northwest, north, and north-northeast oriented Yellowstone River tributary originating the Pryor Mountains, which are located south of Billings, Montana. […]

Rosebud Creek- Rock Creek drainage divide area landform origins north of the Beartooth Mountains, Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between Rosebud Creek and Rock Creek north the Beartooth Mountains, which are located along the Montana-Wyoming state line east of Yellowstone National Park. West and East Rosebud Creek originate in the high Beartooth Mountains and flow in northeast and north-northeast directions […]

Rock Creek- Clarks Fork Yellowstone River drainage divide area landform origins in the Beartooth Mountains, Montana and Wyoming, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins located in the Beartooth Mountains along the Montana-Wyoming state line east of Yellowstone National Park and between north oriented Rock Creek headwaters and tributaries and the southeast and north-northeast oriented Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage basin . Rock Creek originates in the high […]

Rosebud Creek- Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage divide area landform origins in the Beartooth Mountains east of Yellowstone National Park, Montana and Wyoming, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between north oriented Rosebud Creek headwaters and tributaries and south oriented Clarks Fork Yellowstone River tributaries in the Beartooth Mountains, which are located along the Montana-Wyoming state line east of Yellowstone National Park. West and East Rosebud Creek originate in the […]

Stillwater River-Lamar River drainage divide area landform origins in the Absaroka Range-Beartooth Wilderness, south central Montana, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the region between the north oriented Stillwater River and southwest and south oriented Lamar River tributaries in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, which is located in south central Montana, north and east of the Yellowstone National Park northeast corner. The Absaroka Range straddles the Montana-Wyoming state […]