Many Ozark waterways have their headwaters in the uplands of the Boston formation, including the Buffalo, King’s, Mulberry, Little Red and White rivers.
Topography is mostly gently rolling in the Springfield and Salem Plateaus, whereas the Saint Francois Mountains are more rugged.
Kept open by periodic fires that limit growth of grasses and forbs in shallow soil, glades are home to collared lizards, tarantulas, scorpions, cacti and other species more typical of the desert southwest.
The Boston Mountains contain the highest elevations of the Ozarks with peaks over 2,500 feet (760 m) and form some of the greatest relief of any formation between the Appalachian and Rocky Mountains.
The large, top most arc or bend in this part of the Arkansas River was referred to as the aux arcs—the top or most northern arc in the whole of the lower Arkansas.
Travelers arriving by boat would disembark at this top bend of the river to explore the Ozarks; the town of Ozark, Arkansas is located on the north bank at this location.
The news release says authorities are "in the process of locating another child who is being hid out." Studdard was arrested at p.m. Studdard is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a 0,000 cash-only bond.
Eventually, the term came to refer to all Ozark Plateau drainage into the Arkansas and Missouri Rivers.An alternative origin for the name "Ozark" involves the French term aux arcs.In the later 17th and early 18th centuries, French cartographers mapped the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers.The Ouachita Mountains to the south rise a few hundred feet higher, but are not geographically associated with the Ozarks.The Boston Mountains portion of the Ozarks extends north of the Arkansas River Valley 20 to 35 miles (32 to 56 km) and is approximately 200 miles (320 km) and are bordered by the Springfield and Salem Plateau to the north of the White River.