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Black Warrior River

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The Black Warrior River is a waterway in west-central Alabama in the southeastern United States. [1]

47 relations: Alabama, Alabama Power, Appalachian Mountains, Ashlar, Atlanta, Bankhead Lake, Birmingham, Alabama, Black Warrior Basin, Cumberland Plateau, Dam, Demopolis, Alabama, Fall line, Gulf Coastal Plain, Gulf of Mexico, Holt Lock and Dam, Hugh R. Thomas Bridge, Hydroelectricity, Iron, Jefferson County, Alabama, John H. Bankhead, Lake Tuscaloosa, List of rivers of Alabama, Lock (water navigation), Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River, Meander, Mississippian culture, Mobile, Alabama, Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River, Muskogean languages, Navigability, North River (Alabama), Northport, Alabama, Panama Canal, Paramount chief, Paul Bryant Bridge, Pittsburgh, Rail transport, Sandstone, Steel, Tombigbee River, Tributary, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Tuskaloosa, Walker County, Alabama, Waterway, West Coast of the United States.

Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Alabama Power

Alabama Power Company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a company in the southern United States that provides electricity service to 1.4 million customers in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

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Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.

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Ashlar

Ashlar is finely dressed (cut, worked) stone, either an individual stone that has been worked until squared or the structure built of it.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Bankhead Lake

Bankhead Lake is a reservoir along the Black Warrior River that begins in Walker County in the state of Alabama.

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.

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Black Warrior Basin

The Black Warrior Basin is a geologic sedimentary basin of western Alabama and northern Mississippi in the United States.

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Cumberland Plateau

The Cumberland Plateau is the southern part of the Appalachian Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States.

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Dam

A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams.

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Demopolis, Alabama

Demopolis is the largest city in Marengo County, Alabama, United States.

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Fall line

A fall line (or fall zone) is the geomorphologic break that demarcates the border between an upland region of relatively hard crystalline basement rock and a coastal plain of softer sedimentary rock.

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Gulf Coastal Plain

The Gulf Coastal Plain extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Southern United States and eastern Mexico.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Holt Lock and Dam

The Holt Lock and Dam is a lock built on the Black Warrior River near Holt, Alabama in Tuscaloosa County.

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Hugh R. Thomas Bridge

The Hugh Rowe Thomas Bridge is a six-lane, girder bridge spanning the Black Warrior River along U.S. Route 43 and Alabama State Route 69, connecting downtown Tuscaloosa and Northport in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, that opened in 1974.

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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Iron

Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Jefferson County, Alabama

Jefferson County is the most populous county in the state of Alabama in the United States.

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John H. Bankhead

John Hollis Bankhead (September 13, 1842March 1, 1920) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama between 1907 and 1920.

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Lake Tuscaloosa

Lake Tuscaloosa is a reservoir in west-central Alabama, created by damming North River.

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List of rivers of Alabama

This is a list of rivers in the US state of Alabama.

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Lock (water navigation)

A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.

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Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River

The Locust Fork in Alabama, USA, is one of three major tributaries of the Black Warrior River, stretching over Blount, Etowah, and Marshall counties.

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Meander

A meander is one of a series of regular sinuous curves, bends, loops, turns, or windings in the channel of a river, stream, or other watercourse.

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Mississippian culture

The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American civilization archeologists date from approximately 800 CE to 1600 CE, varying regionally.

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Mobile, Alabama

Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.

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Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River

Mulberry Fork is a tributary of the Black Warrior River, long, in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Muskogean languages

Muskogean (also Muskhogean, Muskogee) is an indigenous language family of the Southeastern United States.

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Navigability

A body of water, such as a river, canal or lake, is navigable if it is deep, wide and slow enough for a vessel to pass or walk.

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North River (Alabama)

The North River is a river in the western portion of the state of Alabama, United States.

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Northport, Alabama

Northport is a city in Tuscaloosa County in the west central part of the State of Alabama.

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Panama Canal

The Panama Canal (Canal de Panamá) is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

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Paramount chief

A paramount chief is the English-language designation for the highest-level political leader in a regional or local polity or country administered politically with a chief-based system.

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Paul Bryant Bridge

The Paul Bryant Bridge is a four-lane,, $28 million bridge spanning the Black Warrior River along Alabama State Route 297 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Sandstone

Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.

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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Tombigbee River

The Tombigbee River is a tributary of the Mobile River, approximately 200 mi (325 km) long, in the U.S. states of Mississippi and Alabama.

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Tributary

A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake.

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Tuscaloosa County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States).

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Tuskaloosa

Tuskaloosa (Tuskalusa, Tastaluca, Tuskaluza) (died 1540) was a paramount chief of a Mississippian chiefdom in what is now the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Walker County, Alabama

Walker County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Waterway

A waterway is any navigable body of water.

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West Coast of the United States

The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Warrior_River

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