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Cow Creek near Colstrip MT (USGS-06295380) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Montana Water Science Center (identifier USGS-MT), has the name "Cow Creek near Colstrip MT" and has the identifier USGS-06295380. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)10100003. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 27.23 sq mi.

This site is located in Rosebud County County, Montana at 45.86416487000000 degrees latitude and -106.4511280000000 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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Upstream and downstream locations

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When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups

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Characteristic Group Date Range*
Information 1983 - 1985
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1979 - 1985
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1979 - 1985
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1979 - 1985
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1979 - 1985
Nutrient 1979 - 1985
Organics, Other 1979 - 1985
Physical 1979 - 1985
Radiochemical 1980 - 1981
Sediment 1979 - 1985
*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-MT
OrganizationFormalName USGS Montana Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-06295380
MonitoringLocationName Cow Creek near Colstrip MT
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10100003
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 27.23
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 45.86416487000000
LongitudeMeasure -106.4511280000000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue Unknown
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode Unknown
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 30
CountyCode 087
ProviderName NWIS