Red River


Red River
   Sometimes called Red River of the North, to distinguish it from the Red River of Texas. The name is supposed to have been derived from the colour of its waters, heavily impregnated with clay. It was discovered by La Vérendrye in 1733, and explored as far as the mouth of the Assiniboine in that year. The river rises in North Dakota, and enters Lake Winnipeg after a course of 545 miles.
   Bib.: Lovell, Gazetteer of Canada; Hind, Canadian Red River and Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Expeditions.

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  • Red River — (englisch für „Roter Fluss“) heißen mehrere Flüsse: der Red River of the North, verläuft durch Minnesota, North Dakota und Manitoba ins Red River Valley der Red River (Mississippi), Nebenfluss des Mississippi in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red River —   [ red rɪvə; englisch »roter Fluss«], Name von geographischen Objekten:    1) Red River, rechter Nebenfluss des unteren Mississippi, USA, 1 966 km lang, entspringt (mehrere Quellflüsse) im Llano Estacado; für einen großen Teil seines Laufes ist… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Red River — Red River, 1) einer der bedeutendsten der rechten Nebenflüsse des Mississippi River, entsteht im Nordwesten des Staates Texas aus der Vereinigung des Salt Fork u. South Fork, bildet dann die Grenze zwischen Texas u. dem Indian Territory, geht… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Red River — 1. river flowing southeast along the Tex. Okla. border, through SW Ark. & central La. into the Mississippi: 1,018 mi (1,638 km) 2. river flowing north along the N.Dak. Minn. border into Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada: c. 310 mi (499 km): in… …   English World dictionary

  • Red River — Red River, NM U.S. town in New Mexico Population (2000): 484 Housing Units (2000): 880 Land area (2000): 1.019099 sq. miles (2.639453 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004309 sq. miles (0.011160 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.023408 sq. miles (2.650613… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Red River, NM — U.S. town in New Mexico Population (2000): 484 Housing Units (2000): 880 Land area (2000): 1.019099 sq. miles (2.639453 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004309 sq. miles (0.011160 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.023408 sq. miles (2.650613 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Red River — (spr. redd riwwer, »Roter Fluß«), rechter Nebenfluß des Mississippi, entspringt im westlichen Teil von Texas am Osthang des Llano estacado (s. d.), 750 m ü. M., trennt in seinem ostsüdöstlich gerichteten Oberlauf Texas von Oklahoma und Arkansas,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Red River — the Red River a long river in the south of the US, which forms part of the border between the states of Oklahoma and Texas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Red River — (izg. rȅd rȋver) m DEFINICIJA geogr. rijeka u J dijelu SAD a, duga 2050 km, izvire na ravnjaku Llano Estacadu, utječe u Meksički zaljev (jedan rukavac) i u Mississippi (drugi rukavac) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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