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LITTLE WIND RIVER NEAR RIVERTON, WY (USGS-06235500) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This stream site, maintained by the USGS Wyoming Water Science Center (identifier USGS-WY), has the name "LITTLE WIND RIVER NEAR RIVERTON, WY" and has the identifier USGS-06235500. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 10080002. 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 1904 sq mi.

This site is located in Fremont County County, Wyoming at 42.99750000000000 degrees latitude and -108.3754167000000 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 .5 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 4901.84 feet and the accuracy of the elevation measurement, collected using the method "Interpolated from topographic map." is 10 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-06235500" 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*
Information 2001 - 2002
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1954 - 2001
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1953 - 2006
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1954 - 2001
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1954 - 2001
Microbiological 1987 - 2006
Nutrient 1954 - 2002
Organics, Other 1965 - 2002
Organics, Pesticide 1978 - 2002
PFOA, Perfluorooctanoic Acid 2001 - 2002
Physical 1953 - 2006
Radiochemical 1985 - 1992
Sediment 1959 - 2002
*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-WY
OrganizationFormalName USGS Wyoming Water Science Center
MonitoringLocationIdentifier USGS-06235500
MonitoringLocationTypeName Stream
HUCEightDigitCode 10080002
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 1904
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 42.99750000000000
LongitudeMeasure -108.3754167000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue .5
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Mapping grade GPS unit (handheld accuracy range 12 to 40 ft)
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 4901.84
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 10
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from topographic map.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 56
CountyCode 013
ProviderName NWIS