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UNION LAKE INLET NR UNION CITY, MI (USGS-420348085092901) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This lake, reservoir, impoundment site, maintained by the USGS Michigan Water Science Center (identifier USGS-MI), has the name "UNION LAKE INLET NR UNION CITY, MI" and has the identifier USGS-420348085092901. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 04050001. 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 is located in Branch County County, Michigan at 42.06338026000000 degrees latitude and -85.1580335000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is 1 minutes. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 872 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Interpolated from Digital Elevation Model" is 4.3 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NAVD88.

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1982 - 1982
Nutrient 1982 - 1982
Physical 1982 - 1982
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

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Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-MI
OrganizationFormalName USGS Michigan Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-420348085092901
MonitoringLocationName UNION LAKE INLET NR UNION CITY, MI
MonitoringLocationTypeName Lake, Reservoir, Impoundment
HUCEightDigitCode 04050001
LatitudeMeasure 42.06338026000000
LongitudeMeasure -85.1580335000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode minutes
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 872
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 4.3
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from Digital Elevation Model
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAVD88
CountryCode US
StateCode 26
CountyCode 023
ProviderName NWIS