Tombigbee River

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a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River

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MISSISSIPPI: Sucarnochee River, at Narkeeta (Tombigbee River drainage), Kemper County.
For example, from European maps of the Southeast she concludes that the eastern division of the Choctaws migrated in from east of the Tombigbee River. From the variety of pottery shards, she identifies the diverse groups that melded together in the Choctaw homeland.
As one of the inspectors on the Tombigbee River crossing, Pastorick and the rest of the six-member crew are riding the wave of river crossings sweeping Transco's construction schedule.
This verse instructs the escaping slave to travel north along the Tombigbee River, which originates in northeastern Mississippi, flows south along the Mississippi-Alabama border, and empties into the Gulf of Mexico near Mobile.
Thus, the contact zone appears to be centered between these two localities near the Mississippi-Alabama state line and the valley of the Tombigbee River system which drains south into Mobile Bay.
The Tennessee Valley Authority's dream on the Tombigbee River had been under construction for eight years when the snail darter was added to the endangered species list.
Factory Creek, which begins southeast of Emelle, AL and travels approximately 14.92 miles to its confluence with the Tombigbee River north of Epes, AL, drains 88 [mi.sup.2] of pastures and forests in Sumter County and is considered a sub-watershed of the Upper Tombigbee River Basin.
16 (1540) Hernando DeSoto crossed the Tombigbee River, entering what
Army Corps of Engineers, between 1972 and 1985, to connect the Tombigbee River with the Tennessee River system for shipping purposes.
A recent literature review and analysis of shell from three archaeological sites on the Tombigbee River suggests that prehistoric human bias in the selection of species was the exception, rather than the rule, in the Southeast (Peacock 2000).
12 (1892) The Tombigbee River flowed over the bridge at Columbus during the Easter flood.
Notropis edwardraneyi, a new cyprinid fish from the Alabama and Tombigbee River systems and a discussion of related species.
Within the Mobile River system, the Alabama sturgeon inhabited the Black Warrior, Tombigbee, Alabama, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Mobile, Tensaw, and Cahaba rivers, as well as stretches of the Tombigbee River in Mississippi.
A drive through this pretty town nestled on the bluffs of the Tombigbee River in the springtime is breathtaking.