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Chicago's living rivers.Author(s): Department of the Interior National Park Service
Source: Milwaukee, WI: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program. 13 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionChicago?s sister rivers, the Chicago and the Calumet, have been joined together to form a single, intertwined network of waterways. Together they affect downstream waters of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico. By calling them Chicago Area Rivers we recognize the vital role they played in the city?s growth while remembering their past as separate waterways.
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CitationNational Park Service, Department of the Interior 1998. Chicago''s living rivers. Milwaukee, WI: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program. 13 p.
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