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The Vigil Network: Toby Tubby Creek

The Vigil Network: Toby Tubby Creek
Site Summary

General Information

Site Name: Toby Tubby Creek
Location: La Fayette County, Mississippi USA
Principal Investigator: S.C. Happ, Gordon Rittenhouse
Address: U.S.D.A. Sedimentation Lab, Oxford, Mississippi USA
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 1937, 1965
Original Date of Submission to the Vigil Network: Unknown

Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 34°29'00" N
Longitude: 89°40'00" W


(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Sedimentation
  2. Channel Change
  3. Erosion

Site Information

Annual precipitation: 1370 mm
Elevation: 71.6 m
Relief: 61.0 m
Drainage area: 145 km2
Geology: Coastal plain sand and clay; Surficial loess.
Hydrology: +/- 500 mm runoff
Vegetation: Hardwoods, Pine Plantings, Farmlands
Photography: High altitude aerial
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Oxford North, MISS; Coles Point, MISS

Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 16


Other: Valley Sections: 50

Additional Data

Additional data collected but not submitted with this file: Sheet of valley cross-sections filed in MA-1410.

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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