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The Vigil Network Site Index: Cypress Creek

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General Information

Site Name: Cypress Creek
Location: Yalobusha County, Mississippi USA
Principal Investigator: S.C. Happ and Richard D. Holt
Address: U.S.D.A. Sedimentation Lab, Oxford, Mississippi USA
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 1940
Original Date of Submission to the Vigil Network: 3 August 1970
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Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 33°56'30" N
Longitude: 89°41'00" W
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Purposes

(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Sedimentation
  2. Channel Change
  3. Erosion

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Site Information

Annual precipitation: 1340 mm
Elevation: 62.5 m
Relief: 85.3 m
Drainage area: 57.0 km2
Geology: Coastal Plain Sand and Clay; Surficial Loess
Hydrology: Runoff +/- 500 mm
Vegetation: Hardwoods and Scattered Farmlands
Photography: High Altitude Aerial; Ground Photos of Some Ranges
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Coffeeville, MISS; Velma, MISS; Coker Lake, MISS
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Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 3
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Miscellaneous

Other: Valley Sections - 3. Some valley sections established later by Army Engineers.
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Links to Data Files

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For information on how to obtain USGS topographic maps of this study site, please visit the USGS National Mapping Information Page at http://mapping.usgs.gov.