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South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado northeast corner, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area in the Colorado northeast corner. The South Platte River originates in the Colorado Front Range and flows in a southeast, north-northeast, and east-southeast direction before turning to flow in a northeast direction to the […]

South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Keith, Perkins, and Chase Counties, Nebraska, USA

Abstract: The South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area in Keith, Perkins, and Chase Counties, Nebraska was eroded by massive south and/or southeast oriented flood flow, which originally flowed across Nebraska and into Kansas. Headward erosion of present day valleys captured the south-oriented flood flow in an identifiable sequence and diverted flood waters to what […]

Frenchman Creek-Republican River drainage divide area landform origins in Chase, Hayes, Dundy, and Hitchcock Counties, Nebraska, USA

Abstract: The Frenchman Creek-Republican River drainage divide area in Chase, Hayes, Dundy, and Hitchcock Counties, Nebraska was eroded by immense southeast and south-southeast oriented floods. Flood waters were probably derived from a rapidly melting North American ice sheet and originally flowed across southwest Nebraska and into Kansas and then further south to the Gulf of […]