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The Vigil Network: Logging Creek

The Vigil Network: Logging Creek
Site Summary

General Information

Site Name: Logging Creek
Location: Yellowstone River Basin, Southeastern Montana, USA
Principal Investigator: Robert Curry
Address: University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 30 August 1975

Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 45°34'32" N
Longitude: 106°24'16" W


(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Channel Change
  2. Vegetation
  3. Sedimentation
  4. Erosion

Site Information

Annual precipitation: 380 mm
Elevation: 981.5 m
Drainage area: 74.5 km2
Hydrology: Slope m/m 0.0082
Bench marks: 4
Photography: 12 exposures, B & W ground photos
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Hollowwood Creek, MT

Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 3
Other: 2 Pebble Counts


Transects: 3


Other: Stream order n:2

Additional Data

Additional data collected but not submitted with this file: Benthic fauna data.

For information on how to obtain USGS topographic maps of this study site, please visit the USGS Maps, Imagery and Publicatinos page at http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/.

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