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  1. Hesperia Ogallala
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Place

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.

Writings

"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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Google previewThe Krooked Cowboy (2009)

by John Farrington

Ogallala had its own boot hill. Ogallala is an Indian word from the Oglala ...

Google previewStrawberry varieties in the United States (1973)

by Donald Hyde Scott, George McMillan Darrow, Francis J. Lawrence

Ogallala is an everbearing variety grown ...

Google previewThe Impact of Global Warming on Texas (1995)

A Report of the Task Force on Climate Change in Texas by Gerald R. North, Jurgen Schmandt, Judith Clarkson

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 ...

Google previewThe Church Times (1913)

Ogallala is a small town on the main line of the Union Pacific Railroad in the western part of Nebraska. Twenty-five years ago, when Bishop Beecher first began to visit this pioneer town, there were not more than about 250 people in the town ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition - Two Volume Set (Print Version) (2007)

by Stanley W. Trimble

INTRODUCTION The Ogallala aquifer underlies about 174,000 mi2 of land in the U.S. Great Plains. States with the largest land areas above the aquifer are Nebraska, Texas, Kansas and Colorado with smaller amounts in New Mexico, ...

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States (including Alaska). (1938)

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.

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States for 1936-1960 (1966)

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. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith, Bruce Kraig

The Ogallala aquifer, an aquifer formed some 10 million years ago that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment and Development (1993)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1998)

Volume 64 - Waste: Hazardous: Management Guide to Waste: Nuclear: Minimization During Decommissioning by John J. McKetta Jr

The Ogallala ...

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Boot Hill - Ogallala, Nebraska

Entrance to Boot Hill in Ogallala, Nebraska.

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Scrabble value of O1G2A1L1L1A1L1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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