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(Encyclopedia) Martinez mrt?n?s, city (1990 pop. 31,808), seat of Contra Costa co., W Calif., on Carquinez Strait between San Pablo and Suisun bays, in a farm area; inc. 1884. Its major industry is?


(Encyclopedia) Sacramento, longest river of Calif., c.380 mi (610 km) long, rising near Mt. Shasta, N Calif., and flowing generally SW to Suisun Bay, an arm of San Francisco Bay, where it forms a?

San Francisco Bay

(Encyclopedia) San Francisco Bay, 50 mi (80 km) long and from 3 to 13 mi (4.8?21 km) wide, W Calif.; entered through the Golden Gate, a strait between two peninsulas. The bay is as deep as 100 ft (30?

San Joaquin

(Encyclopedia) San Joaquin s?n wk?n, river, c.320 mi (510 km) long, rising in the Sierra Nevada, E Calif., and flowing W then N through the S Central Valley to form a large delta with the?


(Encyclopedia) Sacramento s?kr?m?nt?, city (1990 pop. 369,365), state capital and seat of Sacramento co., central Calif., on the Sacramento River at its confluence with the American River; settled?

Rivers of the United States

(350 or more miles long)Alabama-Coosa (600 mi.; 966 km): From junction of Oostanula and Etowah R. in Georgia to Mobile R.Altamaha-Ocmulgee (392 mi.; 631 km): From junction of Yellow R. and?