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Colorado River


40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River, and Now It's Drying Up


The Colorado River's 1,400-mile journey through the West, explained


Colorado River named country’s ‘most endangered’ | ABCNL


Chasing Rivers, Part 1: The Colorado | Nat Geo Live


Colorado River - I Am Red

The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The 1,450-mile-long (2,330 km) river drains an expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. and two Mexican states. Starting in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, the river flows generally southwest across the Colorado Plateau and through the Grand Canyon before reaching Lake Mead on the Arizona–Nevada border, where it turns south toward the international border. After entering Mexico, the Colorado approaches the mostly dry Colorado River Delta at the tip of the Gulf of California between Baja California and Sonora.
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