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Ogallala is a city in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 4,737 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Keith County. In the days of the Nebraska Territory, the city was a stop on the Pony Express and later along the transcontinental railroad. The Ogallala Aquifer was named after the city.
- also known as Ogallala, Nebraska; Keith County / Ogallala city
- part of Keith County, Nebraska, United States of America
"Ogallala" is a book by John Opie.
- also known as "Ogallala: water for a dry land"; "Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land, Second Edition (Our Sustainable Future)"; "Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land (Our Sustainable Future)"
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Kingsley Dam Project, North Platte/Keystone Diversion Dam Projects, North and South Platte Rivers (1998)
Environmental Impact Statement
Located just below Kingsley Dam is Lake Ogallala, a reservoir with a surface area of 640 acres. With the exception of the eastern arm of the lake, Lake Ogallala is a part of Project No. 1417. Located 50 miles downstream from the Kingsley Dam ...
Farmers' Bulletin (1972)
Ogallala is an everbearing variety grown from ...
A Natural History by Alice Outwater
The Ogallala is a buried remnant of a vast alluvial plain that stretched east from the Rockies at the end of Miocene time, five million years ago, when the Rockies were the size of the Himalayas. The climate was cooler and wetter then, and ...
by Donald Hyde Scott, Francis J. Lawrence, A. D. Draper, United States. Science and Education Administration
Ogallala is an everbearing variety grown from the Mississippi River west through the Rocky Mountain States. Olympus Washington, 1962. Berries medium in size, uniform, round, very easy capping; medium-firm flesh; tender skin; bright-red ...
A Report of the Task Force on Climate Change in Texas by Gerald R. North, Jurgen Schmandt
Thus, the Ogallala is a finite resource, from a water supply viewpoint, that can only decline monotonically until depleted. There are also WATER reservoirs in the High Plains, but runoff is quite low as a RESOURCES consequence of the arid ...
and thins out beneath Ogallala fm. in E. part of Banner Co. Thickness 400 ft. in Scotts Hi ii it Co. and 500 ft. In Sioux and Dawes Counties, the thickness increasing as the Arikaree displaces the Ogallala fm.
by Grace C. Keroher
Ogallala Formation1 Ogallala Group Pliocene : Western Nebraska, northeastern Colorado, western and central Kansas, eastern New Mexico, western Oklahoma, northwestern Texas, and southeastern Wyoming. Original reference : N. H. ...
by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell
INTRODUCTION The Ogallala aquifer underlies about 174,000 mi" of land in the U.S. Great Plains. States with the largest land areas above the aquifer are Nebraska, Texas, ...
Encyclopedia of Texas (2001)
by Nancy Capace
The aquifers are the Ogallala Formation of the High Plains, the Trinity Sands of north central Texas, the Edwards Limestone-Trinity Sands group of the Edwards Plateau, the smaller Edwards Limestone of the Balcones fault zone, the Carrizo ...
by Andrew Smith
The Ogallala aquifer, an aquifer formed some 10 million years ago that ...
by Scott Elias, Cary Mock
bedrock, notably the Tertiary Ogallala Formation. This formation occurs over much of the region, crops out close to the land surface, and is rich in clean sand. It is likely that many early investigators were struck by the close geographic match ...
Ogallala fm. is here restricted to beds beneath "Plains marl." In Wallace Co., Kans ., the Ogallala rests uncon. on Pierre sh. and Is uncon. overlain by Pleist. loess here named Sanborn /m. It is usually buff-colored to pinkish and chiefly unsorted ...
People, Places, Ideas, and Organizations by Andy Crump
OGALLALA AQUIFER The largest source of fossil groundwater in the United States, the Ogallala aquifer stretches from southern South Dakota to north-west Texas. Expansion of agricultural production in the 'Great Plains' of the USA has been ...
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- Ogallala, Nebraska
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- Boot Hill - Ogallala, Nebraska
Entrance to Boot Hill in Ogallala, Nebraska.
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- Lake Ogallala
east side of the dam
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- Oregon Trail Motel Ogallala, Nebraska
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