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Water & related land resources of the Bighorn River Basin, Wyoming

Wyoming. Water Planning Program.

Water & related land resources of the Bighorn River Basin, Wyoming

a report

by Wyoming. Water Planning Program.

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Published by State Engineer"s Office in Cheyenne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wyoming,
  • Big Horn Basin.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydrology -- Wyoming -- Big Horn Basin,
    • Water-supply -- Wyoming -- Big Horn Basin

    • Edition Notes

      Statementfrom the Wyoming Water Planning Program.
      SeriesReport - Wyoming Water Planning Program ; no. 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB705.W8 W88 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5171322M
      LC Control Number74623224

        Big Horn County, on the west side of the Bighorn Mountains, takes up most of the northeastern portion of the much larger Bighorn Basin, which stretches north from the Owl Creek Mountains to the Pryor Mountains in southern its east and west sides, the basin is rimmed by the Bighorn Mountains and the Absaroka Range, respectively. The Indian Treaties of had left the Basin effectively encircled by Crow, Sioux, and Shoshoni Indians. The Yellowstone cordillera, Big Horn River and Wind River cut off travel on the west, east and south. Secluded and remote, the Big Horn Basin attracted only the most rugged and foolhardy, giving it a history distinct in the American saga/5(5).

      National Water Summary Wetland Resources: WYOMING tainous areas, reservoirs, or aquifers extends the season of flow beyond the spring snowmelt period. In mountainous areas, water is stored in snowpack, lakes, bogs, riparian areas, and aquifers and then is gradually released from spring through fall. Runoff is higher. Water division 2 includes all drainages north of the Niobrara and North Platte River drainages and east of the Big Horn Mountains. Water division 3 includes the Big Horn and Clark's Fork River drainages, and water division 4 includes the Green, Bear, and Snake River drainages. A Wyoming map showing the water divisions is found below.

      The value of all land and rural real estate for sale in Wyoming's Big Horn County recently was approximately $86 million, representing approximately , acres of land for sale in Big Horn County. Big Horn County is the 13th largest county (3, square miles) in Wyoming. Big Horn County is in the Northwest Region region of Wyoming. LandWatch has 12 listings for sale in Basin, WY. View listing photos, contact sellers, and use filters to find listings of land for sale | LandWatch.


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Water & related land resources of the Bighorn River Basin, Wyoming by Wyoming. Water Planning Program. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is an oval scooped out of the northwest quadrant of the state and encircled by neatly aligned mountain ranges. Water & related land resources of the Bighorn River Basin If the basin were the face of a clock, the Bighorn Mountains would run from 1 to 5 o’clock; the Bridger Mountains from 5 to 6 o’clock; the Owl Creeks from 6 to 8 o’clock; the Absaroka Range from 8 to 10 o’clock; and the Bear Tooth Mountains from 10 to.

Wind-Bighorn-Clarks Fork River Basin USDA water and related land resources: Responsibility: prepared by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Forest Service, Soil Conservation Service ; in cooperation with Wyoming State Engineer ; under the direction of USDA Field Advisory Committee.

Basin Issue Summary The Basin Issue Summary presents an overview of the Wind, Bighorn, and Clarks Fork River Basins including current issues, legal and institutional constraints, and future concerns.

Wind/Bighorn River Basin Plan Current and proposed future. The Wind/Bighorn Basin (WBHB) Plan is one of a series of river basin plans prepared, or currently being prepared, for the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC). The Wyoming Legislature authorized the Water Development Commission to complete this specific basin plan as part of the overall State Water Plan.

Cover title: Wind-Bighorn-Clarks Fork River Basin, Type IV survey, main report. "December " Description: pages in various pagings, 66 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, maps (some color) ; 27 cm: Other Titles: Wind-Bighorn-Clarks Fork River Basin USDA water and related land resources report: Responsibility.

The Bighorn Basin is a plateau region and intermontane basin, approximately miles ( km) wide, in north-central Wyoming in the United is bounded by the Absaroka Range on the west, the Bighorn Mountains on the east, and the Owl Creek Mountains and Bridger Mountains on the south.

It is drained to the north by tributaries of the Bighorn River, which enters the basin from the south. The Bighorn River starts its northerly flow in the Wind River Mountains, some miles southwest of Thermopolis, under a different identity, the Wind River.

The Wind River becomes a tailwater after being released from Boysen Dam some 13 miles south of Thermopolis. This release of water provides excellent Bighorn River Trout Fishing. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WATER-RELATED STUDIES, SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-COLORADO, NEBRASKA, AND WYOMING BY KEVIN F.

DENNEHY AND JORGE R. ORTIZ-ZAYAS ABSTRACT This collection of more than 1, bibliographic references focuses on the numerous environmental factors that affect water quality in the South Platte River basin.

This publication is theCited by: 1. The Bighorn River is a tributary of the Yellowstone, approximately miles ( km) long, in the states of Wyoming and Montana in the western United States. The river was named in by fur trader François Larocque for the bighorn sheep he saw along its banks as he explored the Yellowstone.

The upper reaches of the Bighorn, south of the Owl Creek Mountains in Wyoming, are known as the Mouth: Yellowstone River. This paper is the result of field work done during the seasons of and It is designed mainly to furnish information regarding geologic structure and the prospects for underground water.

The description of the formations of the Bighorn Mountain area is chiefly the work of N. Darton, under whose direction the exploration was made. A general account of the surface waters is given. This 2-sheet map report includes the part of the Bighorn Basin and adjacent mountains in northwestern Wyoming.

Water-bearing properties of the geologic units are summarized. The hydrogeologic map illustrates the distribution of wells in the different units and gives basic data on the yields of wells, depth of wells, depth to water, and dissolved solids and conductance of the water.

Water Resources Region 3: Great Lakes Region 5: Missouri Basin Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf Region 9: Columbia-Pacific Northwest Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Virgin Islands) Region 4: Mississippi Basin Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian Region Pacific Islands. Title. Geology and water resources of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming. Fisher, Cassius A. (Cassius Asa), Type. Book Material. Big water in Bighorn River: All are struggling with high flows Right after ’s record high water, the Bighorn Basin saw record low inflows.

Boysen Dam on the Wind River in Wyoming is. Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Wyoming and Montana can be directed to Kirk Miller ([email protected]; ).UPDATED October 1, USGS streamflow monitoring will continue at the following site effective October 1, Blacks Fork above Smiths Fork, near Lyman, WY ( to present); USGS monitoring activities at this site will be funded.

Basin is a town in, and the county seat of, Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1, at the community is located near the center of the Bighorn Basin with the Big Horn River east of the town.

Basin's post office, built inis County: Big Horn. Dataset in the Yellowstone River basin in Wyoming. Major river drainages in the basin include the Wind-Bighorn, Shoshone, Upper Yellowstone, Clarks Fork, Tongue and Powder. Additional information about the basins drainages, geography, geology, land forms, climate, dams, reservoirs and diversions, hydrology, habitat types, land use and.

Bighorn River at Basin, Wyoming. Plots of Daily Archive Data Since the Beginning of the Water Year. GD Daily Mean Height (feet) HH Gage Height Shift (feet) QD Daily Mean Total Discharge (cfs) Real-Time Dayfile Values (one value every 15 minutes for the current day of record) Bighorn River at Basin, Wyoming.

Plot of Real-Time Dayfile Data for. WATER RESOURCES OF BIG HORN COUNTY, WYOMING By Maria Plafcan, Earl W. Cassidy, and Myron L. Smalley ABSTRACT Ground water in unconsolidated aquifers is the most reliable and accessible source of potable water in Big Horn County, Wyoming.

Well yields generally ranged from 25 to gal/min (gallonsAuthor: Maria Plafcan, Earl W. Cassidy, Myron L. Smalley. Some of the hatches on this amazing stretch of bighorn river include the midge hatch, blue wing Olive hatch, Green drake, Pale Morning Dunn, and Tri-co hatches.

Bighorn River Outfitters offers guided fishing trips, scenic float trips, and if you prefer to float the Bighorn River on. Snow Water Equivalent. User's Guide for the Interpretation of the Basinwide Snowpack Projection Graphs. Belle Fourche River Basin.

Bighorn River Basin. Lower Green River Basin. Lower North Platte River Basin. Sweetwater River Basin. Wyoming Water Resources Data System - Established 15 works Search for books with subject Bighorn River (Wyo.

and Mont.). Search. Cyrenus Beers and others United States. Congress. House Not In Library. Not In Library. History of the Big Horn basin Charles A. Welch Not In Library. Not In Library. Stories of early days in Wyoming Accessible book, History, Water resources development.The Bighorn Mountains (Crow: Basawaxaawúua, lit.

'our mountains' or Iisaxpúatahchee Isawaxaawúua, 'bighorn sheep's mountains') are a mountain range in northern Wyoming and southern Montana in the United States, forming a northwest-trending spur from the Rocky Mountains extending approximately miles ( km) northward on the Great are separated from the Absaroka Range, which States: Wyoming and Montana.