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Posted by idfg-ccoulter at 02/24/2015 in
Mystified by the often-confusing terminology associated with water drainage naming and numbering?
This table relates well to the official NHD/USGS system (source: Wikipedia 2015Feb05).
The GIS layer Hydrologic Units includes Level 3 (3rd-code/6-digit) through Level 6 (6th-code/12-digit) polygons.
These images should help clarify, beginning at the HUC3 level,
Lower Snake River Basin selected:
Zoom in to HUC4 with Imnaha River (Oregon) Subbasin selected:
Zoom in to HUC5 with Upper Imnaha River Watershed selected:
Zoom to HUC6, South Fork Imnaha River Subwatershed selected:
Posted by idfg-ccoulter at 02/06/2015 in
Do you have data points that won’t display right in your GIS map?
This may be the help you need.
Posted by idfg-ccoulter at 06/18/2013 in
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