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That figure suggests how much rain may have fallen elsewhere over the 11,560 square miles of field and forest and city and town that drain into the tributaries that empty into the Potomac before it arrives at Little Falls.
OUR SECOND-COLDEST DAY OF 2020 CAME ON SATURDAYMARTIN WEILDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As we learn more about the mysterious tributaries activated in reading, perhaps there are more teaching strategies to be discovered, helping those who do not find it a natural activity, or for those around the world who miss out on early education.
READING, THAT STRANGE AND UNIQUELY HUMAN THING - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGLYDIA WILSONDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
Twomey says that dyslexic readers, in their struggle to learn to read, are calling on more of the tributaries in the brain to overcome their difficulties of whichever script they are being taught.
READING, THAT STRANGE AND UNIQUELY HUMAN THING - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGLYDIA WILSONDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
A four-acre sinkhole there had opened at the plant’s coal ash pond years earlier, releasing over 2 million gallons of arsenic-laced ash and water into a tributary of the Etowah River.
A POWER COMPANY’S QUIET LAND-BUYING SPREE COULD SHIELD IT FROM COAL ASH CLEANUP COSTSBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSNOVEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
From Rig to Flip and American Rivers, Rio Rica introduces us to Rica Fulton and the Little Snake River, a lesser known tributary of the West’s renowned Yampa River.
EXPLORING THE LITTLE SNAKE RIVEROUTSIDE EDITORSOCTOBER 5, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Those in the middle have arisen from the union of the moraines formed in two or more tributary valleys.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
From there we proceeded up the Gury, a large tributary stream flowing into the Ganges below Rumpurbolea.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He gestured with his arm to the valley below where a cool stream of water dashed over rocks on its way to join a bigger tributary.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
At various points tributary gorges, the graves of fluvial gods who had perished long ago, opened into the main cañon.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
This fish (but seldom taken any great weight) abounds in the Tees and its tributary streams.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRIBUTARY

  • becks
  • branches
  • brooks
  • courses
  • creeks
  • estuaries
  • rills
  • rivulets
  • runnels
  • runs
  • streams
  • tributaries
  • watercourses
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