a river flowing from NW Wyoming through S Idaho into the Columbia River in SE Washington: Shoshone Falls. 1,038 miles (1,670 km) long.
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How to use Snake River in a sentence
The designation, which put Snake River on par with more established wine regions, couldn’t have come soon enough.
The eponymous Snake River supplies the region with abundant water, while its ancient volcanic sediment makes fertile, well-draining soils that give grape growers greater control.
Inslee and Murray plan to release a report by the summer of 2022 on the feasibility of removing the lower Snake River dams and whether there are ways to replace the benefits the dams currently provide.
Simpson’s proposal to remove the earthen portion of four of the dams on the lower Snake River would allow the river and its salmon to run freely.
The Snake is special for its endemic species of trout, the Snake River fine-spotted cutthroat, and is also home to rainbows, browns, and brookies.The Ultimate Grand Teton National Park Travel Guide | Dina Mishev | April 7, 2021 | Outside Online
He was the point man in the promotion when Evel Knievel swore he'd soar across Snake River Canyon in a sawed-off rocket ship.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull | Mark Jacobson | March 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Accordingly they made their way to the Big Snake River where they went into quarters for the winter.The Life of Kit Carson | Edward S. Ellis
The Snake River, flowing through beautiful country, was filled with rapids, and they had many hardships in passing them.Historic Adventures | Rupert S. Holland
The whites, being greatly outnumbered, suffered a disastrous defeat and were driven back to the Snake River in great disorder.
They would haul the lumber from the mountains by team and then raft the lumber down the Snake River.
They bought grain in the Palouse district and along Snake River.
British Dictionary definitions for Snake River
a river in the northwestern US, rising in NW Wyoming and flowing west through Idaho, turning north as part of the border between Idaho and Oregon, and flowing west to the Columbia River near Pasco, Washington. Length: 1670 km (1038 miles)
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