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Arkansasrivier
Die Arkansasrivier naby Little Rock, Arkansas.
Die Arkansasrivier naby Little Rock, Arkansas.
Arkansas River map.png
Die stroomgebied van die Arkansasrivier.
Oorsprong saamvloei van East Fork Arkansasrivier en Tennessee Creek in die Sawatch Range naby Leadville, Colorado (Verenigde State)
Monding Franklin Township, Desha County, naby Napoleon, Arkansas
Mississippirivier
Stroomgebied Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas
(Verenigde State)
Lengte 2 364 km[1] (1 469 myl)
Oorsprong-hoogte 2 965 m (9 728 voet)
Monding-hoogte 33 m (108 voet)
Gemiddelde afloop 40 517 m³/s[2] (1 147 ft³/s)
Stroomgebiedoppervlakte 435 123 km² (168 002 myl²)
Kaart van die Arkansasrivier-bekken in Noord-Amerika.
Kaart van die Arkansasrivier-bekken in Noord-Amerika.
Die Arkansasrivier naby Leadville, Colorado
Die Arkansasrivier in Little Rock, Arkansas

Die Arkansasrivier (Engels: Arkansas River) is 'n groot oos-vloeiende rivier in Noord-Amerika. Die rivier, met 'n lengte van 'n 2 364 km, ontspring in die Sawatch Range in die Rotsgebergte in Colorado. Dit is een van die grootste sytakke van die Mississippirivier en die sesde grootste rivier in die Verenigde State.

Die Arkansasrivier loop deur die suid-westelike Amerikaanse deelstate Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma en Arkansas asook deur die volgende stede: Little Rock, Pueblo, Wichita en Tulsa.

Die rivier het tussen die Adams–Onís-Verdrag in 1821 en die Anneksasie van die Republiek van Texas in 1845 of die Verdrag van Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 vanaf sy boloop tot die 100ste westerse meridiaan die grens tussen Meksiko en die Verenigde State gevorm.

Naamvariasies[wysig]

Die rivier het verskeie Naamvariasies:

  • Acansas River[3]
  • Akansa River[4]
  • Akansas River[3]
  • Akansea River[4]
  • American Nile River[3]
  • Arcansa River[5]
  • Arcansas River[6]
  • Arcos River[3]
  • Ares River[6]
  • Arkansaw River[3]
  • Bazine[7]
  • Chinali River[6]
  • Kansas River[8]
  • La Riviere Des Akancas[9]
  • La Zorca River[3]
  • Ne Shudse[4]
  • Ne Shuta River[10]
  • Nigrette River[11]
  • Ok-a-na-sa[12]
  • Rackensack River[3]
  • Red River[4]
  • Rio Napeste[10]
  • Rio Napestle[13]
  • Riviere des Akansas[14]
  • Riviere des Arcanssas[15]

Verwysings[wysig]

  1. (en) McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS)”. History & Culture. The Encyclopedia of Arkansas. URL besoek op 13 Junie 2014.
  2. (en) USGS Gage #07258000 on the Arkansas River near Dardanelle, AR (monthly flow data)”. Water Resources of the United States. U.S. Geological Survey. URL besoek op 13 Junie 2014.
  3. 3,0 3,1 3,2 3,3 3,4 3,5 3,6 (en) Rydjord, John. Kansas Place Names, Norman, Okla: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. Geographic Name Information including origins, organized by subject categories
  4. 4,0 4,1 4,2 4,3 (en) U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps
  5. (en) Flores, Dan L., editor. Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1984. bl. 8
  6. 6,0 6,1 6,2 (en) U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps
  7. (en) DuGard, Rene C. Dictionary of French Place Names in the U.S.A. Editions Des Deux Mondes Et Slavuta, 1986, 431 bl. 9
  8. (en) Emporia Chamber of Commerce. City of Emporia, Kansas. n.p.:n.d.
  9. (en) Arnold, Morris S. Colonial Arkansas, 1686-1804: A Social and Cultural History. Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1991. bl. 190
  10. 10,0 10,1 (en) McCoy, Sondra Van Meter and Jan Hults. 1001 Kansas Place Names. Lawrence, Ks.: University Press of Kansas, 1989, bl. 223. bl. 9
  11. (en) Allsop, Fred W. Folklore of Romantic Arkansas. 2 vols. New York, New York: Grolier Society, 1931. v1/bl. 45
  12. (en) Allsop, Fred W. Folklore of Romantic Arkansas. 2 vols. New York, New York: Grolier Society, 1931. v1/bl. 36
  13. (en) McCoy, Sondra Van Meter and Jan Hults. 1001 Kansas Place Names. Lawrence, Ks.: University Press of Kansas, 1989, bl. 223. bl. 9
  14. (fr) L'Isle Guillaume de. Carte de la Louisianurs du Mississipi, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties du Monde, Ou font exactement Remarquees les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques, etc. , Amsterdam: chez Jean Covens and Corneille Mortier, 1733 (no scale). Provided an historical reference based presumably on French explorations
  15. (en) Penicaut, Andre. Fleur de Lys and Calumet: Being the Penicaut Narrative of French Adventure in Louisiana. Translated and edited by Richebourg Gaillard McWilliams. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1988. bl. 34