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South Platte River

South Platte River rises in the mountains of Colorado, flows through Denver then northeast to Nebraska joining the North Platte River[?] at North Platte, Nebraska to form the Platte River[?] then east joining the Missouri just south of Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa. It is a shallow sandy depositing stream bordered by groves of cottonwood.

Further Reading

  • Chokecherry Places, Essays from the High Plains, Merrill Gilfillan, Johnson Press, Boulder, Colorado, trade paperback, ISBN 1-55566-227-7.

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