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Missouri River Drainage Basin Landform Origins Research Project is a 21st century Expedition of Discovery

  The Missouri River drainage basin landform origins research project is the first known scientific expedition of discovery to systematically study detailed topographic map evidence for all major drainage divide areas within and surrounding the Missouri River drainage basin and in a sense is a modern-day equivalent of historical voyages of discovery where explorers traveled […]

Cherry Creek-Plum Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Douglas County, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Cherry Creek-Plum Creek drainage divide area in Douglas County, Colorado. Cherry Creek is a north and northwest oriented stream joining the north-northeast oriented South Platte River at Denver. Plum Creek is formed at confluence of northeast, north, and northwest oriented East […]

Kiowa Creek-Bijou Creek drainage divide area landform origins on the Colorado Piedmont, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Kiowa Creek-Bijou Creek drainage divide area on the Colorado Piedmont. Kiowa Creek and Bijou Creek are two of several north and north-northeast oriented streams located east of the north-northeast oriented South Platte River segment, which is located east of the Colorado […]

Bijou Creek-Beaver Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, and Washington Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Bijou Creek-Beaver Creek drainage divide area in Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, and Washington Counties, Colorado. Bijou Creek and Beaver Creek are north oriented tributaries to northeastern Colorado’s north-northeast, southeast, east, and northeast oriented South Platte River with Beaver Creek located east of […]

Beaver Creek-Arikaree River drainage divide area landform origins in Arapahoe, Elbert, Lincoln, and Washington Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Beaver Creek-Arikaree River drainage divide area in Arapahoe, Elbert, Lincoln, and Washington Counties, Colorado. The Arikaree River originates on an escarpment surrounded upland surface and flows in an east and northeast direction to eventually join the east oriented Republican River. Beaver […]

Arikaree River-South Fork Republican River drainage divide area landform origins in Lincoln and Kit Carson Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Arikaree River-South Fork Republican River drainage divide area in Lincoln and Kit Carson Counties, Colorado. The Arikaree River and South Fork Republican River are tributaries to the Republican River and flow in east and northeast directions across Lincoln and Kit Carson […]

South Fork Republican River-North Fork Smoky Hill River drainage divide area landform origins in Kit Carson County, Colorado, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Fork Republican River-North Fork Smoky Hill River drainage divide area in Kit Carson County, Colorado. The South Fork Republican River flows in a northeast direction across western and north central Kit Carson County and then flows in a northeast direction to […]

South Platte River-Big Sandy Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Elbert County, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Platte River-Big Sandy Creek drainage divide area in Elbert County, Colorado. Big Sandy Creek is an east-northeast, north-northeast, southeast, and south oriented Arkansas River tributary located in eastern Colorado. North of the east-northeast, north-northeast, and east-southeast oriented Big Sandy Creek […]

South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area landform origins in northern El Paso County, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area in northern El Paso County, Colorado. The South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area from the Trout Creek-Fountain Creek drainage divide in the Rampart Range to the Kiowa Creek-Black Squirrel Creek drainage divide on […]

Trout Creek-Arkansas River drainage divide area landform origins in the Park, Teller, and El Paso Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Trout Creek-Arkansas River drainage divide area in Park, Teller, and El Paso Counties, Colorado. Trout Creek is a north and north-northwest oriented tributary flowing to the north-northeast oriented South Platte River and is linked by through valleys with southeast oriented Fountain […]

North Fork South Platte River-Tarryall Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Park County, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the North Fork South Platte River-Tarryall Creek drainage divide area in Park County, Colorado. The North Fork South Platte River originates near the east-west continental divide and flows in a southeast, east, northeast, and southeast direction to join the north-northeast oriented South […]

Bear Creek-North Fork South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado Front Range, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Bear Creek-North Fork South Platte River drainage divide area in the Colorado Front Range. Bear Creek is an east-northeast, southeast, northeast, and east oriented stream originating near Mount Evans and flowing to Colorado Piedmont to join the north-northeast oriented South Platte […]

Middle Fork South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area landform origins in Lake, Park, and Chaffee Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Middle Fork South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area in Lake, Park, and Chaffee Counties, Colorado. The Middle Fork South Platte River originates on the south side of Hoosier Pass and flows in a south and south-southeast direction on the east […]

Blue River-South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins along the east-west continental divide, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Blue River-South Platte River drainage divide area along the east-west continental divide. The Blue River originates on the north side of Hoosier Pass and flows in a north and north-northwest direction to join the southwest oriented Colorado River. Indiana Creek originates […]

Colorado River-Clear Creek drainage divide area landform origins along the east-west continental divide, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Colorado River-Clear Creek drainage divide area along the east-west continental divide. Berthoud Pass and Vasquez Pass link north oriented valleys draining to the southwest oriented Colorado River with the east oriented Clear Creek valley, which drains to the north oriented South […]

Clear Creek-Bear Creek drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado Front Range, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Clear Creek-Bear Creek drainage divide area in the Colorado Front Range. Clear Creek is a north and east oriented stream originating in the Colorado Front Range and joining the north, southeast, and northeast oriented South Platte River on the Colorado Piedmont […]

Big Thompson River-Little Thompson River drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado Front Range, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Big Thompson River-Little Thompson River drainage divide area in the Colorado Front Range. The Big Thompson River originates in Rocky Mountain National Park and flows in a southeast, northeast, and east-southeast direction onto the Colorado Piedmont before turning in a southeast […]