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Some aspects of the geography of the Yazoo Basin, Mississippi.

Arthell Kelley

Some aspects of the geography of the Yazoo Basin, Mississippi.

by Arthell Kelley

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Published in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yazoo Basin (Miss.)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 257 leaves.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19666815M

    The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. From its traditional source of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, it flows generally south for 2, miles (3, km) to the Mississippi River Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. WATER RESOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT GENERAL GEOLOGY OF THE MISSISSIPPI EMBAYMENT By E. M. GUSHING, E. H. BOSWELL, and R. L. HOSMAN ABSTRACT As the first phase in the study of the water resources of the Mississippi embayment, the regional geologic structure and stratigraphy are defined. The Mississippi embayment comprises.

    Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau P.O. Box N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite S Yazoo City, Mississippi Toll Free: () Phone: () Fax: () "Twining, Transposed Warps, and Twilled Cane Basketry: More Mississippian-Period Textile Evidence from the Northern Yazoo Basin, Mississippi," by William David Harris and John M. Connaway Contributions treating the archaeology of Mississippi or the .

    yazoo stream A river tributary that may flow for many kilometres on the floodplain of a trunk stream before finally joining it. The delayed junction is due to the development of levées by the main stream. They are named after the Yazoo River, Mississippi, USA, which follows the Mississippi River for a considerable distance before breaking through its natural levée. Redwood, Mississippi. Redwood is an unincorporated community located southeast of Twin Lake in Warren County, Mississippi. The town is located near the junction of U.S. Route 61 and Mississippi Highway 3, about 10 miles north of Vicksburg. Its zip code is Redwood is part of the Vicksburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.


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Some aspects of the geography of the Yazoo Basin, Mississippi by Arthell Kelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some aspects of the geography of the yazoo basin, mississippi. by arthell kelley. topics: geographyAuthor: ARTHELL KELLEY. The Yazoo Basin is located in northwestern Mississippi where it is bounded on the east by rolling uplands and on the west by the mainstem levee system along the Mississippi River.

It is about miles long, extending from Memphis to Vicksburg, and has an area of about 7, square miles. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN THE LOWER YAZOO BASIN, MISSISSIPPI, Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Harvard University Vol.

Two Volumes. [Philip Phillips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN THE LOWER YAZOO BASIN, MISSISSIPPI, Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology Author: Philip Phillips.

The portion of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain located in Mississippi is known as the Yazoo Basin. Locally referred to as the Delta, this region covers the western margins of Mississippi.

The plain varies in width from about km (about 65 mi) near Greenville to less than km (less than 1 mi) south of Natchez. Cambridge: Peabody Museum Press. Brown, Ian W. Settlement patterns in the bluff areas of the lower Mississippi Valley. B.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge.

Archaeological investigations at the historic Portland and St. Pierre sites in the lower Yazoo basin, Mississippi. Archaeological Background of the Yazoo Basin, Mississippi. Archaeologists have long endeavored to outline major developments in Native American settlement of Mississippi’s Yazoo Basin [12, 23, 68, 69, Mississippi.

book. A regional chronology was initially completed by the Lower Mississippi Survey [13, 14] in the midth century. The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, the floodplain situated between the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers in the northwestern corner of the present-day state of Mississippi, has experienced enormous environmental change since the Civil lture, lumbering, and remaking of the floodplain hydrological system have transformed the landscape, originally dominated by mature.

On the east, Mississippi borders Alabama, and on the west, Arkansas and Louisiana. The highest point in Mississippi is Woodall Mountain, although it can hardly be called a mountain, being only feet above sea level.

The major rivers of the state are the Mississippi River, the Big Black River, the Pearl River, and the Yazoo River. A Place Called Mississippi Chapter 1: The Geography of Mississippi Section 3 Fertile Soil Directions: Use the information from pages 14 - 24 to complete the following.

The _____ period of Mississippi history is the time from its establishment as an American. Yazoo River synonyms, Yazoo River pronunciation, Yazoo River translation, English dictionary definition of Yazoo River.

A river formed in northwest Mississippi and flowing km south to join the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta is plantation country, and it has been plantation country ever since the Choctaw cession of opened the lower end of the basin to settlement.

Inat the height of the prewar cotton prosperity, only nine of the 95 agricultural operators in Issaquena County, Mississippi, owned no slaves, compared with a.

Yazoo River Basin ii FOREWORDFOREWORD This report has been prepared in accordance with the schedule contained within the federal consent decree dated Decem The report contains one or more Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for waterbody segments found on Mississippi’s Section (d) List of Impaired Waterbodies.

Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years.

After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. Yazoo County is a county located in the U.S.

state of of the census, the population The county seat is Yazoo City. It is named for the Yazoo River, which forms its western name is said to come from a Choctaw language word meaning "River of Death.". boundaries, it is that slice of land between the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers (sometimes referred to as the Yazoo Basin), however, as will become apparent in this chapter, in the 21 st century.

Yazoo County, Mississippi; Mississippi. Geography. Population per square mile, Land area in square miles, 46, FIPS Code: About datasets used in this table.

Value Notes. Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent. The Mississippi River has the world’s fourth largest drainage basin (“watershed” or “catchment”). The basin covers more than 1, sq mi (3, km2), including all or parts of 32 U.S.

states and two Canadian provinces. The drainage basin empties into the Gulf of Mexico, part of the Atlantic Ocean.

Get this from a library. Preliminary summaries and trend analyses of stream discharge and sediment data for the Yazoo River Basin Demonstration Erosion Control Project, north-central Mississippi, July through September [Richard A Rebich; Geological. Start studying MS Studies Unit 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

yazoo basin is made up of what type of soil. floods. what is alluvial soil deposited by. Geography and Climate. 84 terms. Chapter 1 The Geography of WV Review. 60 terms. 9th Grade MS. Mississippi - Mississippi - Cultural life: In an era in which technology, mobility, and mass communication have tended to create a composite national culture, Mississippi’s enduring sense of place and history has been manifest in its commitment to the preservation of its historic landmarks, artifacts, and furnishings of the past.

Before the American Civil War the “planter society” and. river that is the western boundary of Mississippi ____ Mississippi is located in this part of the world ____ capital city of Mississippi ____ Natchez and Tupelo both had this natural disaster ____ Camille and Katrina are examples of this natural disaster ____ natural vegetation of a certain region a.

antebellum e.Yazoo Formation is the younger of two formations of the Jackson Group and in eastern MS and southwestern AL has been divided into four members. In eastern Wayne Co., MS, near the AL border, the Yazoo is ft thick.

Unit thickens westward to ft in the subsurface of Warren Co. The Cocoa Sand Member pinches out abruptly to the west within.Get this from a library!

Yazoo County, Mississippi land ownership map, [Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division.].