Clarks Fork Yellowstone River
Title:Clarks Fork Yellowstone River
Other Names:Clark Fork, Clark Fork Yellowstone River, Clark Fork of the Yellowstone River, Clarks Fork, Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River, West Fork Clarks Fork Yellowstone River, Clark's Fork of the Yellowstone River
Feature Category:Water Features
Origin Of Name:River, Park, Carbon, and Yellowstone Counties, Montana and Park County, Wyoming, rises south of Granite Peak ... flows southeasterly into Wyoming ... and northeasterly and northerly into Montana to its junction with the Yellowstone River ... . Named for Capt. William Clark, who with his party in 1806 were among the first white men to see this river. (Decisions, 1890-1932) Stream, about 140 miles long, heads 2.5 miles NE of Cooke City, Montana, at the junction of Fisher Creek and Lady of the Lake Creek, flows SE into Wyoming, then NE into Montana to the Yellowstone River, 13 miles SW of Billings. Named for Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806. (Decisions, 1966)
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Document ID:11141506

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