The Vast and Vital Drainage Basin of the Colorado River

Meander of the Colorado River; photo by CitizenFresh (deviantART). The drainage basin of the Colorado River constitutes the 7th largest watershed in North America. Size estimates vary from source to source, but most describe it as being roughly 245,000 square miles. This area encompasses parts of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, […]