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The Laramie River

The Laramie River is a tributary of the North Platte River, approximately 216 mi (348 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado and Wyoming. Laramie River © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Laramie River © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The North Platte River The North Platte River is a tributary of the Platte River, approximately 680 mi (1,094 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... km redirects here. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ...


It rises in northern Colorado, in the Roosevelt National Forest in the Front Range, in western Larimer County. It flows NNW into Wyoming, along the east side of the Medicine Bow Mountains, past Jelm and Woods Landing, then NE emerging from the mountains near Laramie. North of Laramie, it flows north through the Laramie Plains and through Wheatland Reservoir. It flows NE through the Laramie Mountains. Emerging from the mountains, it receives the North Laramie River 5 mi (8 km) north of Wheatland and Chugwater Creek 7 mi (11 km) NE of Wheatland. It joins the North Platte opposite the town Fort Laramie. Colorado with Roosevelt National Forest in red The Roosevelt National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in north central Colorado. ... The Front Range is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Front Range is a mountain range in the United States on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains, and on the western edge of the Great Plains. ... Larimer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... . Categories: Stub | Colorado geography | Wyoming geography | Rocky Mountains ... Woods Landing-Jelm is a census-designated place in Albany County, Wyoming, U.S. The population was 100 at the 2000 census. ... Woods Landing-Jelm is a census-designated place in Albany County, Wyoming, United States. ... Downtown Laramie Laramie is the county seat of Albany County in the U.S. state of Wyoming. ... The Laramie Plains is an arid highlands (approximately elevation 8000 ft) in south central Wyoming in the United States. ... Wheatland Reservoir is a reservoir located near Wheatland, Wyoming. ... The Laramie Mountains are shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Laramie Mountains are a range of moderately high peaks on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in the state of Wyoming in the United States. ... The North Laramie River is a tributary of the Laramie River, approximately 69 mi (111 km) long, in southeastern Wyoming in the United States. ... Wheatland is a town located in Platte County, Wyoming. ... Chugwater Creek Chugwater Creek is a tributary of the Laramie River, approximately 81 mi (130 km) long in southeastern Wyoming in the United States. ... Fort Laramie is a town located in Goshen County, Wyoming. ...


In its upper reachest in Colorado, the river supplies water to the Cache La Poudre River via the Laramie-Poudre Tunnel. The tunnel, which is approximately 2 mi/3.2 km long, was finished in 1911 as part of a larger irrigation project for northern Colorado. Cache La Poudre River as it flows through Fort Collins, Colorado The Cache La Poudre River (sometimes called the Poudre River for short) is a tributary of the South Platte River in the state of Colorado in the United States. ... The Laramie-Poudre Tunnel is an irrigation tunnel, similar to an aqueduct. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil. ...

The Laramie River, as it flows past the site of old Fort Laramie

. Morning mist on Laramie River in eastern Wyoming, near Fort Laramie (taken Oct. ... Morning mist on Laramie River in eastern Wyoming, near Fort Laramie (taken Oct. ... Grounds of Fort Laramie Fort Laramie, located in present-day Goshen County, Wyoming in the United States, was a significant 19th century trading post and later a military outpost of the United States Army. ...


The river was named for Jacques La Ramee, a French-Canadian fur trader who lived in the area in the 1820s. His arrow-ridden body was found near the mouth of the river on the North Platte by his companions, who named the river in his honor. The Laramie Mountains, as well as the City of Laramie, Wyoming were later given the same name. Jacques La Ramee was a French-Canadian fur trader who lived in Wyoming during the 1820s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An Alberta fur trader in the 1890s. ... Nationalistic independence helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece gains independence from the Ottoman Empire in the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827). ... The Laramie Mountains are shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Laramie Mountains are a range of moderately high peaks on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in the state of Wyoming in the United States. ... Downtown Laramie Laramie is the county seat of Albany County in the U.S. state of Wyoming. ...


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Colorado Fishing Network: Laramie River (895 words)
The Laramie is one such river, uniquely divided from the Poudre and North Platte drainages by a confusion of mountains in the northern part of Colorado.
Laramie River Valley in the Arapaho and Roosevelt Nat'l Forests
The Laramie River originates from creeks on the NW side of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Rawah Range to the west.
Laramie, Wyoming - Travel and Vacation Info (214 words)
Flanked by the Laramie Mountains to the East and the Medicine Bow Mountains to the west, Laramie is a prime location for outdoor recreationalists to base themselves from for a variety of adventures.
Laramie is home to the University of Wyoming, which is the only accredited university in Wyoming, and at just over 11,000 students makes up about half of the city's population.
Laramie is also well known for its busy and energetic nightlife, with good entertainment a common occurrence and a variety drinking establishments to fit any visitor's taste.
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