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SOUTH SANDY CREEK AT GIDDINGSVILLE NY (USGS-04250575) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS New York Water Science Center (identifier USGS-NY), has the name "SOUTH SANDY CREEK AT GIDDINGSVILLE NY" and has the identifier USGS-04250575. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 04140102. 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 41.3 sq mi.

This site is located in Jefferson County County, New York at 43.77477778000000 degrees latitude and -76.0359444000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)" and the accuracy is .1 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "USGS-04250575" 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
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Inorganics, Major, Metals 2009 - 2009
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2009 - 2009
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 2009 - 2009
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 2009 - 2009
Nutrient 2009 - 2009
Physical 2009 - 2009
Radiochemical 2009 - 2009
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier USGS-NY
OrganizationFormalName USGS New York Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-04250575
MonitoringLocationName SOUTH SANDY CREEK AT GIDDINGSVILLE NY
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 04140102
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 41.3
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 43.77477778000000
LongitudeMeasure -76.0359444000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 36
CountyCode 045
ProviderName NWIS