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Lake of the Woods at Big Traverse Bay (REDLAKE_WQX-MPCA2) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This lake site, maintained by the Red Lake DNR (identifier REDLAKE_WQX), has the name "Lake of the Woods at Big Traverse Bay" and has the identifier REDLAKE_WQX-MPCA2. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 09030009. 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.

This site is located in Lake Of The Woods County County, Minnesota at 48.9219900000 degrees latitude and -94.7278400000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "REDLAKE_WQX-MPCA2" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 2021 - 2021
Information 2021 - 2021
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals 2021 - 2021
Nutrient 2021 - 2021
Physical 2021 - 2021
*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 REDLAKE_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Red Lake DNR
MonitoringLocationIdentifier REDLAKE_WQX-MPCA2
MonitoringLocationName Lake of the Woods at Big Traverse Bay
MonitoringLocationTypeName Lake
MonitoringLocationDescriptionText Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Site 2 is located on the eastern side of Lake of the Woods at Big Traverse Bay
HUCEightDigitCode 09030009
LatitudeMeasure 48.9219900000
LongitudeMeasure -94.7278400000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 27
CountyCode 077
ProviderName STORET