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Big Muddy Creek near Spencer, IA (USGS-06605300) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Iowa Water Science Center (identifier USGS-IA), has the name "Big Muddy Creek near Spencer, IA" and has the identifier USGS-06605300. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 10230003. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 102.00 sq mi.

This site is located in Clay County County, Iowa at 43.14107885000000 degrees latitude and -95.0874927000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is Unknown Unknown.

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Physical 1970 - 1976
*Date ranges may contain gap years

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Detailed Metadata

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Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-IA
OrganizationFormalName USGS Iowa Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-06605300
MonitoringLocationName Big Muddy Creek near Spencer, IA
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10230003
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 102.00
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 43.14107885000000
LongitudeMeasure -95.0874927000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue Unknown
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode Unknown
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 19
CountyCode 041
ProviderName NWIS