Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Alabama (river)

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ALABAMA, a river in the State of Alabama, formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa above Montgomery, and uniting with Tombigbee to form the Mobile river; tortuous in its course; 312 miles long, navigable its entire length for small vessels, and for 60 miles of its lower course for vessels of 6-feet draft.