Location in NC• It starts in the mountains and flows through the piedmonts.
Main River• The main river is the Broad River.• Main tributaries are the Green, First Broad, Second Broad and the North Pacolet rivers.• There are also four main man-made lakes, Lake Lure, Lake Adger, and Kings Mountain Reservoir, also called Moss Lake.
Total miles of streams and rivers• 1,513 of streams and rivers
Square miles of river basin• The size of the river basin is 1,514 square miles.
LocationThe Broad River basin is in themountain area of North Carolina.
Main RiverThe Broad River basin’s main river is ofcourse the Broad River. Duh!Tributaries are Green River, Second Broad,and First Broad.
Total Miles of Streams and RiversThe total miles of streams andrivers is 1,513 miles.
Square Miles of River BasinThe square miles of river basin inBroad River Basin is 1,514 squaremiles.
Counties That Get Water From The BasinMcDowell, Polk, Henderson,Rutherford, Buncombe,Cleveland Cities That get Water From the BasinForest City, Kings Mountain,Chimney Rock Village, Lake Lure,Rutherfordton, Shelby, andSpindale.
Historical FactsThe Broad River Basin contains more than 100,000 acres of public and private lands with rare animals, plants and natural communities.The Green Salamander, a state-listed endangered species, Mole Salamander, Blue Ridge Gray- cheek Salamander, and South Mountain Gray-cheek Salamander are among the basin’s rare residents.
Plants and/ or Animals That are Found HereCave dwelling batsDifferent types of salamandersThe White Irisette (a very rare plant)
Other Facts• A movie called “The Last of the Mohicans” was filmed at the 404 foot Hickory Nut Falls.• There is an incredible diversity of floral and fauna within the basin
Location and Tributaries• The Piedmont to coast.• Major tributaries is the black river, northeast cape fear river.• Total miles of streams and rivers is 6,584 miles• Square miles of river basin is 9,164 square miles• The Durham-Fayetteville and Wilmington is the cities that get water from this basin.
Facts and Plants• Hundreds of turpentine distilleries once dotted the historically vast long leaf pine forests of the region.• There are at least 95 commercial and recreation fish. The cape fear shiner has been found nowhere in the world except the cape fear basin.• The basin contain 1/5 of the states population. The basin contains 33 Reservoirs.
Name Several Counties And Cities That Get Water From Cape Fear ?• Cities : Wilmington and Greensboro• Counties : 2 ,Duplin and Sampson
Historical Facts About Cape Fear River!• Cape Fear River Is a 202 miles (325 km) long .• It flows into the Atlantic Ocean .• In October 1662, the English explorer, William Hilton, Jr made a three-week reconnaissance of the lower reaches of the Cape Fear River.
Plants Animals That May Be Found Here ?AnimalsThe Piedmont AzaleaVirginia CreeperSea Beach AmaranthAnimals .The Red-CockadedWoodpeckerSoutheast Bald Eagleshort nose sturgeon
Other Facts About Cape Fear River.• The Largest River In North Carolina• The Basin Covers Both Piedmont & Coastal .• The river moves south and is joined by several streams and rivers that then flow into the Atlantic Ocean.• The basin is located by several urban and industrialized cities, which include Wilmington, Greensboro, Fayetteville, and Fort Bragg Military base.
Cassie Chapman Name: Little Tennessee Location in NC: MountainsMain river: Tennessee River Water connecting to the main river: Nantahala river, Tuckasegee river, Little Fontana lake, and Santeetlah lakeTotal miles of streams and
Cities and counties that get water from the river: Bryson City, Robbinsville Historical Facts: The Little Tennessee River supports the richest aquatic species assemblage remaining in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Plants and animals: Flying Squirrel, Hellbender, and Junaluska salamander Other facts: The Little Tennessee River Basin contains famed trout streams. The world-renowned Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a staggering diversity of aquatic wildlife and sparkling, clear rivers that squeeze through forested picture perfect gorges.
Hiwassee River Basin location, and main riverThe location of the Hiwassee river is Peachtree mound near present day Murphy. The main river is the Hiawassee river basin River. The major tributaries of this river is Nottely and the valley river. The major lakes that feed into this river basin is Apalachia, Hiwassee, and Chatuge.
Hiwassee River Basin total miles, square milesThe total amount of total miles of this river basin is 938 miles. The total amount of square miles of this river basin is 644 square miles.
Hiwassee River Basin information and historyThe counties of cities that this river basin gets its water from is the Tennessee Valley authority. Historical facts about the Hiwassee River Basin is that the location is considered one of the most important ancestral Cherokee sites and may represent the early village of Guasili. The origins of this river basin lie in the mountains of northern Georgia.
Hiwassee River Basin plants and animals, and factsPlants and animals that can be found on the Hiwassee River Basin, are a variety. On the Hiwassee River Basin most of the animals are rare and endangered, or there either threatened. One of the animals on this river basin is Christy’s elimia a freshwater snail, sickle fin red horse, hellbender (salamander). The plants that are around the Hiwassee river basin are a lot. One third of the river basins land is covered with forest and farmers plant crops or plants by sowing seeds without tilling which reduces runoff.
Little Tennessee River Basin By: Destiny Roberts
Little Tennessee River Basin• Located in the piedmont• Size: 1,797 square miles• 2,501 miles of streams and rivers
Little Tennessee River Basin• Main river- Little Tennessee River• Tributaries: Cullasaja, Nantahala, Tuckasegee, Cheoga
Little Tennessee River Basin• Counties that get water from the basin include: Franklin, Syla, Cherokee, and Macon county
Animals• Animals- river otter, elk, Junaluska salamander, Appalachian elktoe, littlewing pearlymussel, The Carolina northern flying squirrel
Facts• Some of the animals located there are endangered• Part of the Great Smoky Mountains national park is located there• The greatest diversity of amphibians in North America• 30 species of salamanders, 12 species of toads and frogs
Name and Location• Location in NC is on the coast• it con tains other major rivers, including the Alligator, Perquimans, Little,Yeopim, Scupper nong and North rivers. All of these rivers empty into Albemarle, Currituck,Roanoke or Croatan sounds.• Total miles of streams and rivers: 2,000 miles• Size: 3,366 square miles
Several Counties that get water from• Elizabeth City and Camden
Historical Facts• Thirty canoes have been found to date— the longest one 37 feet and the oldest 4,390 years old• Some rare kinds of sea turtles like the Loggerhead and Green sea turtle can be found here• The basin is 41% water• contains more national wildlife refuges than any other and has the fewest people
Broad River BasinThe Broad River Basin By: Michael Cogdell
LOCATION• The Broad river basin originated in the mountains and ends in the piedmont.Main river and smaller creeks, creeksSome of the major tributaries and smaller creeks areThe Green, First, Second Broad and North Pacoletrivers.
Total miles of streams/rivers• Total miles of streams and lakes=1,513Square miles of basinSquare miles of river basin=1,514
Name several countries and or cities that Rutherfordton get water from the basin• Kings mountain, Chimney Rock Village, Lake lure, Rutherfordton, Shelby and Spindale Historical factsThe basin contains more than 100,000 acres of private or public land. Also in that 100,00 acres rare animals roam
Plants and animals• There are over 100 rare plants or animal species also 24 natural communities. Other facts A place there is called bat cave was formed from splitting rocks
L o c a t i o n , Tr i b u t a r i e s, a n d m i l e s o f s t r e a m s a n d r ive r s The Catawba river is located in the mountains of North Carolina The main river in the Catawba river basin is the Catawba river. the large tributaries are the John’s, South Fork Catawba, HenryFork, and Jacob Fork Rivers. The streams and rivers are 9,389 miles long.
Size, counties, & plants/ animals 3,285 square miles The Catawba river basin runs through the counties of Burke,Catawba, Gaston, and McDowell There is a globally rare dragonfly called Edmund’s Snaketail, isonly know in two locations Upper and Wilson Creeks in Burke In the Linville river you can find the Grandfather MountainCatfish
Historical and Other Facts The Catawba River provided clay for the Indians which allowed them tobecome master potters. They are know for there aboriginal pottery, which isdisplayed din the Smithsonian Institute. The Catawba River basin is a land of lakes, Lake Norman is the largestman made lake in North Carolina at 32,000 acres. It is often called NorthCarolinas “inland sea” Charlotte contains almost half of the catwaba river basins populatin, morethan 730,00 people,
FACTS This is the Savannah River Basin.It is located in the mountainregion. This river basin is notnamed for a major river. Therivers that feed into it areChattooga, Horsepasture,Toxaway, Whitewater andThompson. This river basin goesthrough South Carolina andGeorgia. It is 198 miles and it is171 square miles. Macon, Clay,
PLANTS AND ANIMALS. Plants that are from the tropics thrivehere. Rare Ferns and Mosses willappear around waterfall surroundingsincluding the spray from the water. Itis mostly maintained by the state tomaintain their exceptional waterquality. The Hemlock Woolly Adelgidcan be found here and it is a bigthreat. Peregrine Falcons can befound during the spring and summer.At night you may see the
HELPING OUT!! Property owners will helpprevent so much erosionby planting shrubs, trees,etc. They will plant wide,long strips at the edge ofthe lake so the snow andrain won’t wash so much of the sediment into the
INTERESTING FACTS!! The Savannah River Basin has a verywarm climate and is the only river basin in the state that is not named for amajor river. It connects to a river calledthe “Horsepature River”. That river has been designated as National Wild andScenic Rivers. It’s also the State Nature and Scenic River.
Tar Pamlico• The Tar- Pamlico is located in the coastal part of North Carolina.• The Tar- Pamlico is the third largest river in the state of North Carolina, it is a diverse region with many valuable wetlands and creatures.
Tar- Pamlico• The major tributaries in the Tar- Pamlico are in the upper basin and they are swift, fishing and tranters creeks and cokey swamps.• 2,521 is the total miles for the Tar- Pamlico river• 6,148 is the total square miles for the Tar- Pamlico river.
Tar- Pamlico• The countries that get water from the Tar- Pamlico river are Louisburg, Oxford, Henderson, Warrenton, Rocky mountains, Tarboro, Greenville, Washington, Swan Quarters are the countries that get water from Tar- Pamlico river.
Tar- Pamlico• There at the basin the animals are blue crap, spiny mussel, dwarf wedge mussel, red cockaded woodpecker, and the west Indian manatee.• The state’s largest natural lake, matt musket, likely a product of a gigantic fire that burned through the organic soil of peat bogs and left a shallow depression.
Tar- Pamlico• The Tar river and Pamlico river are actually two ecologically distinct pieces of the same river.
Tar- PamlicoPictures of the wild life at Tar- Pamlico river.
Information The river basin is in the Coastalplain and has a total of 320 miles ofstreams and rivers. It is 1,382 squaremile in “size.” The Core and Boguesounds fall in the line with the Whit OakRiver Basin. Some counties and cities include:Jacksonville, Richlands, Swansboro,Belgrade, and Morehead City.
More Information… You may find lots of plants andanimals in the White Oak River Basinare the…American Alligator, Fragrant WhiteLilly, Sundew, Venus Fly Trap, GreenHeron “a bird,” Manatee, and Shellfish. For more than 40 years, the city’soutdated wastewater treatment plantdis-charged that treated sewage intothe river and Wilson Bay.
Additional Facts… The total… Acers of estuary are 140,104 miles The total miles of Coastline is 129 Population is 336,210 in 2010 White Oak River Basin holds 6 counties within it.