Ground water for public water supply at Windigo, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

Open-File Report 82-567
Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. National Park Service
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Abstract

Three test holes drilled at Windigo in Isle Royale National Park in 1981 indicate that the ophitic basaltic lava flows underlying the area contain little water and cannot be considered a source for public water supply. The holes were 135, 175, and 71 feet deep. One hole yielded about 1 gallon of water perminute; the other two yielded less. Glacial deposits seem to offer the best opportunity for developing a ground-water supply of 5 to 10 gallons per minute.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Ground water for public water supply at Windigo, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 82-567
DOI 10.3133/ofr82567
Year Published 1982
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Lansing, MI
Contributing office(s) Michigan Water Science Center
Description iv, 16 p.
Country United States
State Michigan
Other Geospatial Windigo area, Isle Royale National Park