BLUE LAKE NR MECOSTA, MI (PHOTIC ZONE) (USGS-433717085165903) site data in the Water Quality Portal
Data Provider: NWIS (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)
This lake, reservoir, impoundment site, maintained by the USGS Michigan Water Science Center (identifier USGS-MI), has the name "BLUE LAKE NR MECOSTA, MI (PHOTIC ZONE)" and has the identifier USGS-433717085165903. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 04060102. 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 Mecosta County County, Michigan at 43.62141590000000 degrees latitude and -85.2830920000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is 5 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 959 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Interpolated from topographic map." is 5 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.
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|Characteristic Group||Date Range*|
|Biological||2001 - 2001|
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|OrganizationFormalName||USGS Michigan Water Science Center|
|MonitoringLocationName||BLUE LAKE NR MECOSTA, MI (PHOTIC ZONE)|
|MonitoringLocationTypeName||Lake, Reservoir, Impoundment|
|HorizontalCollectionMethodName||Interpolated from MAP.|
|VerticalCollectionMethodName||Interpolated from topographic map.|