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(Encyclopedia) Uncompahgre ŭn˝kəmpä´grē [key], river, c.75 mi (120 km) long, rising in the San Juan Mts., SW Colo., and flowing NW past Montrose to the Gunnison River at Delta. Its…

Colorado River storage project

(Encyclopedia) Colorado River storage project, a multipurpose plan, undertaken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1956, to control the flow of the upper Colorado and its tributaries…

Colorado Overview

(Encyclopedia) Colorado kŏlərăd´ə, –răd´ō, –rä´dō [key], state, W central United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states. It is bordered by Wyoming (N), Nebraska (N, E), Kansas (E),…