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Rock Creek near Clinton MT (USGS-12334510) 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 "Rock Creek near Clinton MT" and has the identifier USGS-12334510. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)17010202. See more details of this site the the USGS NWIS Web page for this site. This site has a drainage area of 889 sq mi.

This site is located in Missoula County County, Montana at 46.72233610000000 degrees latitude and -113.6830610000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from Digital MAP." and the accuracy is .1 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 3519.46 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Level or other surveyed method." is .1 feet. The vertical coordinate reference system is NGVD29.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-12334510" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

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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 1985 - 1998
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1986 - 2004
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1985 - 2003
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1985 - 2004
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1985 - 2004
Nutrient 1998 - 2003
Organics, Other 1998 - 1998
Organics, PCBs 1998 - 1998
Organics, Pesticide 1998 - 1998
Physical 1982 - 2013
Radiochemical 1998 - 1998
Sediment 1985 - 2004
*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-12334510
MonitoringLocationName Rock Creek near Clinton MT
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 17010202
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 889
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 46.72233610000000
LongitudeMeasure -113.6830610000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from Digital MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 3519.46
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Level or other surveyed method.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 30
CountyCode 063
ProviderName NWIS