- South Platte River
River, Colorado and western Nebraska, U.S. The river rises in central Colorado and flows southeast and then northeast across the Nebraska boundary to join the North Platte River and form the Platte River.The South Platte is 442 mi (711 km) long. Its reservoirs and dams, particularly around Denver, are used for flood control, irrigation, and power generation.
* * *one of the two main arms of the Platte River (q.v.), rising in the Mosquito Range of central Colorado, U.S., and flowing southeast. West of Divide, Colo., the river turns sharply northeast, flows through the Front Range via the Platte River Canyon, and emerges on the flatland of the Colorado Piedmont southeast of Denver. Continuing its northeastern course, it flows through Denver to Greeley, Colo., where it bends eastward via Sterling to North Platte, Neb. There it joins the North Platte River to form the Platte River, after a course of 442 miles (711 km). From Greeley east, the South Platte Valley is 2 to 10 miles (3 to 16 km) wide. Reservoirs and dams, notably around Denver, include Cheesman, Cherry Creek, Eleven Mile Canyon, and Antero; all are part of the Missouri River Basin project for flood control, irrigation, and power. Chief tributaries of the South Platte are Clear Creek and Boulder Creek and the Big Thompson, St. Vrain, and Cache La Poudre rivers.
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