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The Vigil Network Site Index: Forsaken Gully

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General Information

Site Name: Forsaken Gully
Location: Moneta, Wyoming USA
Principal Investigator: William Emmett
Address: U.S.G.S. Denver, Colorado USA
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 08/1962, 06/1963, 07/1965, 06/1966, 09/1967, 07/1968
Original Date of Submission to the Vigil Network: 1 November 1968
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Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 43°11'24" N
Longitude: 107°44'07" W
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(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Channel Change
  2. Erosion
  3. Mass Movement
  4. Sedimentation

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Site Information

Annual precipitation: 200 mm
Elevation: 1740 m
Relief: 42 m
Drainage Area: 0.04 km2
Vegetation: Sparse Grasses 1% Cover
Bench marks: 20
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Moneta, WY
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Erosion stakes: 3
Mass-movement pins: 1
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Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 9
Bed profile: 1
Crest-stage gage: 1
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Links to Data Files

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Additional Data

Additional data collected but not submitted with this file: Ground and aerial photos.
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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.