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The Neuse River Basin

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Krystal Hassell

on 4 December 2012

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The Neuse River Basin

By: Krystal Hassell The Neuse river Basin receive its name by the early colonists by the American Indian tribe known as Neusiok. Neuse River is a majestic, flowing river that has her beginnings above Durham, NC where the Eno and flat rivers converge. The Neuse River is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina. Also, The Neuse River finish into Pamlico Sound under New Bern. The Neuse River flows into Pamlico Sound The size of The Neuse River is 5,637 sq miles (14,600 km²) Parts of the state that runs through mountains, piedmont, or coastal plains is in North Carolina mainly near Goldsboro. There are a total of 6 municipalities in the Neuse River Basin. The major cities in the river basin are Raleigh, New Bern, Durham, Kinston, Goldsboro, Smithfield Population living in the river basin (2000 or 2010 statistics are fine) Population living in the river basin (2000 or 2010 statistics are fine) The population living in the river basin is over 1.5 million people. Plants found in the Neuse River Basin
Cardamine douglassii , seabeach amaranth Virginia jointvetch, rough-leaf loosestrife. Animals that live in the Neuse River basin
water dog salamander
Panhandle Pebble snail
Neuse River Waterdog
Carolina Madtom
Short Nose Sturgeon
Leatherback Sea Turtles

Endangered Species in the Neuse River Basin
Freshwater Mussels
The Dwarf Wedgemussels
Tar River Spinymussel
Recreational activities that the Neuse river basin is used for are:
The Neuse River Basin Pollution sources comes from water quality in the estuary and high nitrogen levels from agricultural runoff. This has a big effect on our river basin's health because it cause fish kills and hypoxic conditions. One place I can go to to see rivers and river basins is North Carolina. Facts about the river basin
The Neuse River is one of the largest river basin.
The neuse river has over 1.4 million people.
The neuse river only has three main endangered species.
The Neuse River was named by a early colonist.
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