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BIGHORN LAKE AT HIGHWAY 14A, NEAR KANE, WY (USGS-445110108102901) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This lake, reservoir, impoundment site, maintained by the USGS Wyoming Water Science Center (identifier USGS-WY), has the name "BIGHORN LAKE AT HIGHWAY 14A, NEAR KANE, WY" and has the identifier USGS-445110108102901. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 10080010. 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 15846 sq mi and the contributing drainage area is 15846 sq mi.

This site is located in Big Horn County County, Wyoming at 44.85328880000000 degrees latitude and -108.1753877000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. The horizontal location collection method was "Interpolated from MAP." and the accuracy is 1 seconds. The source map scale is 1:24000. This site is at an elevation of 3640 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-445110108102901" 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 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Major, Metals 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Minor, Metals 1998 - 1998
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals 1998 - 1998
Nutrient 1998 - 1998
Organics, BDEs 1998 - 1998
Organics, Other 1998 - 1998
Organics, PCBs 1998 - 1998
Organics, Pesticide 1998 - 1998
PFOA, Perfluorooctanoic Acid 1998 - 1998
Radiochemical 1998 - 1998
Sediment 1998 - 1998
*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-445110108102901
MonitoringLocationName BIGHORN LAKE AT HIGHWAY 14A, NEAR KANE, WY
MonitoringLocationTypeName Lake, Reservoir, Impoundment
HUCEightDigitCode 10080010
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 15846
DrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureValue 15846
ContributingDrainageAreaMeasure/MeasureUnitCode sq mi
LatitudeMeasure 44.85328880000000
LongitudeMeasure -108.1753877000000
SourceMapScaleNumeric 24000
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 1
HorizontalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode seconds
HorizontalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from MAP.
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 3640
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureValue 10
VerticalAccuracyMeasure/MeasureUnitCode feet
VerticalCollectionMethodName Interpolated from topographic map.
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NGVD29
CountryCode US
StateCode 56
CountyCode 003
ProviderName NWIS