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USGS NRP Tucson: Sediment Impacts from Disturbed and Undisturbed Lands

The Vigil Network: Young Pits, Sisters Area

The Vigil Network: Young Pits, Sisters Area
Site Summary

General Information

Site Name: Young Pits, Sisters Area
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Principal Investigator: Luna Leopold
Address: University of California, Berkley
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: 1964 and 1971

Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 39°00'15" N
Longitude: 77°10'45" W

Purposes

(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Mass Movement

Site Information

Annual precipitation: 1040 mm
Elevation: 76.2 m
U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute maps: Rockville, MD-VA

Hillslopes

Other: 8 Young Pits, Sketch map of site.

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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