Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River

Sandy-braided stream about 120 mi long, formed at the confluence of Palo Duro Creek and Tierra Blanca Creek, about 1.8 mi northeast of Canyon in Randall County, Texas, and flowing east-southeastward to the Red River about 1 mi east of the 100th meridian, 8 mi south-southwest of Hollis, Oklahoma.

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Red River of the South

Major river in the Southern United States.

State Highway No. 78 Bridge at the Red River between Oklahoma and Texas, photographed on the Oklahoma side
Crossing the Red River at the Texas–Oklahoma border from I-35
The Red River took a new channel near Natchitoches, Louisiana, and left behind Cane River Lake.
Point bars, abandoned meander loops, oxbow lakes in Lafayette and Miller counties, Arkansas
Salt beds in the Red River
Crossing the North Fork of the Red River near Granite, Oklahoma, 1921.
Red River, Texas
Red River LA 2 Bridge, not the Jimmie Davis Bridge, atop the Red River between Bossier and Caddo parishes near Shreveport
Popular pedestrian walkway along the Red River in Alexandria, Louisiana

This fork, about 120 mi long, is generally called the Prairie Dog Town Fork.

Palo Duro Canyon

Canyon system of the Caprock Escarpment located in the Texas Panhandle near the cities of Amarillo and Canyon.

Palo Duro Canyon Geologic map
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Georgia O'Keeffe, Red Landscape, oil on board, 1916–1917, Panhandle–Plains Historical Museum, West Texas A&M University

The canyon was formed by the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River, which initially winds along the level surface of the Llano Estacado of West Texas, then suddenly and dramatically runs off the Caprock Escarpment.

Tierra Blanca Creek

Tierra Blanca Creek is an ephemeral stream about 75 mi long, heading in Curry County, New Mexico, flowing east-northeast across northern portions of the Llano Estacado to join Palo Duro Creek to form the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River southeast of Amarillo, Texas.

Little Red River (Texas)

Valley of the Little Red River.

The Little Red River is an intermittent stream about 30 mi long, formed at the confluence of the North Prong and South Prong Little Red River in Briscoe County, Texas, and flowing east-northeastward to join the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River in Hall County, Texas.

List of rivers of Texas

List of all named waterways, including rivers and streams that partially pass through or are entirely located within the U.S. state of Texas.

Red River Drainage Basin
The Sabine and Neches rivers
Neches Drainage Basin
Trinity Drainage Basin
San Jacinto Drainage Basin
Brazos Drainage Basin
Colorado River Drainage Basin
Guadalupe Drainage Basin
San Antonio Drainage Basin
Nueces Drainage Basin
Rio Grande Drainage Basin

Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River

List of rivers of Oklahoma

List of rivers in the state of Oklahoma, listed by drainage basin, alphabetically, and by size.

Red River Drainage Basin

Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River

Adams–Onís Treaty

Treaty between the United States and Spain in 1819 that ceded Florida to the U.S. and defined the boundary between the U.S. and New Spain.

Map showing results of the Adams–Onís Treaty.
Spanish West Florida and East Florida 1810–1821
The Mississippi River Basin
The Columbia River Basin
Russian claims in the Americas in green, 1812–1824
Saint Peter sailboat
Spanish claims north of Alta California 1789–1795
The Viceroyalty of New Spain in 1800. (NOTE: Many boundaries outside of New Spain are shown incorrectly.)
The Viceroyalty of New Spain in 1821, after the Adams–Onís Treaty took effect. (NOTE: Many boundaries outside of New Spain are shown incorrectly.)
The Adams–Onís Treaty
An 1833 map of the United States in the shape of an eagle
Portion of West Florida that was claimed by the United States.

Texas claimed the land south of the North Fork, and the United States claimed the land north of the South Fork (later called the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River).

Texas Panhandle

Region of the U.S. state of Texas consisting of the northernmost 26 counties in the state.

Caprock Canyons of Briscoe County.
A canyon formed by Tierra Blanca Creek
The rugged country of Palo Duro Canyon
Amarillo is the largest city in the Texas Panhandle.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas.
The Dallam County Courthouse in Dalhart, Texas.

This colorful canyon was carved by the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River, a tributary of the Red River.

Greer County, Texas

Land claimed by both Texas and the United States.

Map of Greer and Wegefarth counties in 1874.

Texas claimed the land south of the North Fork (red on the map) and the United States claimed the land north of the South Fork (blue on the map, later called the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River).

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A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – I – J – K – L – M – N – O – P – Q – R – S – T – U – V – W – XYZ

The Amazon River (dark blue) and the rivers which flow into it (medium blue).

Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River – Texas, Oklahoma