Friday, May 11, 2012

Frontier Military Historic Byway (Know Your Watershed Impact Zones)


The natural topography of the county consists of gently rolling terrain. The Kansas River forms a portion of the southern boundary of the county. The elevation generally increases from north to south as the distance from the Kansas River and Missouri River increases.

[edit]Watersheds and Streams

The county is drained by the watersheds of the Kansas River which is part of the Missouri River watershed.[6] Being located in northeastern Kansas, the county receives plentiful rainfall.