Definition of North platte river
1. Noun. A river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River.
Group relationships: Centennial State, Co, Colorado, Cornhusker State, Ne, Nebraska, Equality State, Wy, Wyoming
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of North Platte River
Literary usage of North platte river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1877)
"The northern branch of these mountains is called north platte river Mountains, ... The length of crest of the north platte river Mountains is 20 miles. ..."
2. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1916)
"North Platte Project Diversion Works (north platte river, ... General plan of diversion dam on north platte river and head- works for Interstate Canal. ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1898)
"Laramie river at Uva, " North Platte river at Orin Junction, " North Platte river at Camp ... North Platte river at North Platte, " South Platte river at ..."
4. The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures by William Philo Clark (1884)
"north platte river. Shell River, sometimes Shell on Neck River. South Platte River. Greasy, or Fat River. I have also heard this called Goose River. ..."
5. Ventures and Adventures of Ezra Meeker: Or, Sixty Years of Frontier Life by Ezra Meeker (1908)
"Our next camp brought us to the north platte river, fifteen miles above the town ... 89, north platte river, July 5, 1906, odometer 1104, distance traveled ..."
6. Crofutt's New Overland Tourist, and Pacific Coast Guide ...: Over the Union by George A. Crofutt (1882)
"Dey, Major Fourth Infantry It is situated at the mouth of La Poele Creek, on the south side of the north platte river, 135 miles from Cheyenne, ..."