Drainage Areas of Selected Streams in Virginia

Open-File Report 2006-1308
Prepared in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
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Drainage areas were determined for more than 1,600 basins in the three major river basins of Virginia -- the North Atlantic Slope, South Atlantic Slope, and Ohio River Basins. Drainage areas range from 0.004 square mile to 7,866 square miles. A geographic information system was used to digitize and store data associated with the drainage basins. Drainage divides were digitized from digital U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute, 1:24,000-scale, topographic quadrangles using procedures recommended by the Subcommittee on Hydrology, Federal Interagency River Basin Committee. Digital drainage basins were quality assured, polygons of the closed drainage basins were generated, and drainage areas were computed.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Drainage Areas of Selected Streams in Virginia
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 2006-1308
DOI 10.3133/ofr20061308
Edition -
Year Published 2006
Language ENGLISH
Contributing office(s) Virginia Water Science Center
Description iii, 53 p.
Online Only (Y/N) Y
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