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Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia

Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch in [Reston, Va.?], Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drainage -- West Virginia -- Little Kanawha River Watershed,
  • Little Kanawha River Watershed (W. Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.S. Preston and M.V. Mathes ; prepared in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Highways
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-resources investigations, Open-file report -- 84-861, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 84-861, Water-resources investigations
    ContributionsMathes, M. V, West Virginia. Dept. of Highways, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13611148M

    The Little Kanawha River in Glenville. The Little Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, mi ( km) long, [1] in western West Virginia in the United States. Via the Ohio, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 2, mi² (6, km²) [2] on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau. About 7 percent of all coal mined in the Nation comes from an area of 5, mi² in the Appalachian Plateaus part of the Kanawha–New River Basin. Production of the mostly low-sulfur coal nearly doubled from to as mining technology advanced, .

    The Kanawha River continues to flow northwestward through West Virginia to its confluence with the Ohio River at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, river sdles below Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The basin embraces ab square miles of which 8,^50 are in West Virginia, 3, in Virginia . The basin is bounded on the north by the Muskingum River drainage basin, on the west by the Scioto River basin, and on the south by Raccoon Creek, Leading Creek, and the Shade River drainage basins. The basin includes portions of Fairfield, Perry, Hocking, Morgan, Athens, Meigs, and Washington Counties.

    Ohio River The widest point on the Ohio River is just north of downtown Louisville, where it is one mile ( km) wide. Ohio Rive.   The current state record is an impressive inch, pound specimen that was caught way back in from the Little Kanawha River by L.L. McClung. The state's flathead record has stood for a long time, but over the past few years several pound-plus flatheads have been caught, and each year, flathead catches creep closer to the record.


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Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia (Open-file report / U.S. Geological Survey) [Preston, J. S] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia (Open-file report / Author: J.

S Preston. Stream Drainage Areas in West Virginia u G S S Drainage areas of the Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open- File Reportp. 4 Preston, J.S., and Mathes, M.V,Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report: J.B. Wiley. West Virginia has 32 watersheds divided according to the USGS hydrologic unit codes (HUC) that contribute to the Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The waters west of the eastern continental divide flow into the Ohio River.

The Ohio joins the Mississippi River at Cairo, IL. The Mississippi flows into the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans, LA. measuring point lies, and the drainage area at the measuring point. Drainage areas of West Virginia streams tributary to the Ohio River include Buffalo Creek, square miles; Wheeling Creek, square miles; Fish Creek, square miles; Fishing Creek, square miles; Middle Island Creek, squareFile Size: 2MB.

Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia [microform] / J.S. Preston and M.V. Mathes ; prepared in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Highways U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch [Reston, Va.?]: Denver, Colo Buy Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia (Open-file report / U.S.

Geological Survey) by Preston, J. S (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : J. S Preston. The chief tributaries of the Little Kanawha are the Hughes River and the West Fork of the Little Kanawha River.

The stream has been impounded near Burnsville, WV, as Burnsville Lake, centerpiece of the Burnsville Lake Wildlife Management Area. The river is also a feature in the Fallout 76 video game. The Lower Kanawha River watershed is one of 32 watersheds in West Virginia.

The Kanawha River was divided into upper and lower sections, as were several other large river basins. The lower section includes the mainstem Kanawha River downstream from the Elk River and all tributaries of this section. Three other types of watershed units were devised for manageability: (1) clusters of small tributaries that drain directly into a larger mainstem stream (e.g., Potomac River Direct Drains Watershed); (2) the West Virginia parts of interstate basins (e.g., Tug Fork Watershed); and (3) divisions of large watersheds (e.g., Upper and Lower Kanawha.

Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.

West Virginia Rivers Shown on the Map: Big Coal River, Big Sandy River, Cacapon River, Elk River, Gauley River, Green Brier River, Guyandotte River, Little Kanawha River, Middle Island Creek, Monongahela River, New River, North Branch Potomac River, North Fork, Ohio River, Potomac River, South Branch Potomac River, South Fork, Tug Fork, Tygart Valley River and West Fork River.

Get this from a library. Stream drainage areas for the Little Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia. [J S Preston; M V Mathes; West Virginia. Department of Highways.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Drainage areas for 1, drainage area divisions for the Kanawha River basin, West Virginia, are listed in the report. Also tabulated for each site are river miles, plus location identifiers: County, latitude and longitude, and the West Virginia District map number. The Little Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, mi ( km) long, in western West Virginia in the United States.

Via the Ohio, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 2, mi² (6, km²) on the unglaciated portion of the Allegheny Plateau. The Kanawha River (/ k ə ˈ n ɔː ə / kə-NAW-ə) is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 mi ( km) long, in the U.S.

state of West largest inland waterway in West Virginia, its valley has been a significant industrial region of the state since early in the 19th : Ohio River. Dam, Little Kanawha River (slack-water section adjoining the Ohio River) and the Kanawha River. All West Virginia mussel streams (Appendix A) require a mussel survey of the ADI and associated buffers if applicable if the watershed area above the direct impact point is ha (10mi 2) or larger.

Traveltime and dispersion data for the Kanawha River, West Virginia, [microform] / by D.H. Appel ; prepared in cooperation with the Marshall University Research Corporation and the Virginia Environmental Endowment U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] Charleston, W.

Email this Article Little Kanawha River. Little Coal River is in the Streams category for Kanawha County in the state of West Virginia. Little Coal River is displayed on the Alum Creek USGS quad topo map. Anyone who is interested in visiting Little Coal River can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above.

By drainage area, it is the second-largest tributary of the Little Kanawha River, after the Hughes River. The West Fork rises southwest of the community of Nebo in northern Clay County and flows generally north-northwestward through Calhoun County and along a portion of Calhoun County's western boundary with Roane and Wirt counties, through the communities of Nebo, Stinson, Chloe, Minnora, Orma, Arnoldsburg Country: United States.

Average percentage of pervious and impervious area for different residential/urban WVSCI West Virginia Stream Condition Index WVU West Virginia University. New River, Greenbrier River, Little Kanawha River, and James River TMDLs: Technical Report 1 File Size: KB.Full text of "Comprehensive survey of the Lower Kanawha River Basin: [final report]" See other formats.The data presented are the stream name, the geographical limits, the latitude and longitude of the point, the name of the county and the /2 minute quadrangle in which the site lies, and the drainage area of that site.

The total drainage area of the Monongahela River Basin, West Virginia, is .