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The Vigil Network Site Index: Near Dark Gully

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General Information

Site Name: Near Dark Gully
Location: Arvada, Wyoming USA
Principal Investigator: William Emmett
Address: U.S.G.S. Denver, Colorado USA
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 07/1950, 07/1962, 06/1963, 08/1963, 07/1968
Original Date of Submission to the Vigil Network: 1 November 1968
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Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 44°41'12" N
Longitude: 106°05'00" W
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(ranked in order of importance)

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

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Site Information

Annual precipitation: 330 mm
Elevation: 1130 m
Relief: 30.5 m
Drainage Area: 0.02 km2
Vegetation: Grasses and sagebrush
Bench marks: 12
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Arvada NE, WY
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Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 5
Bed profile: 1
Headcut retreat: 11
Crest-stage gage: 1
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Quadrats: 2
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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.