Water resources of the central Powder River area of southeastern Montana

by W. Roger Miller

Publisher: Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology : distributed by the Bureau in Butte

Written in English
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  • Powder River basin (Wyo. and Mont.)

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  • Hydrology -- Powder River basin (Wyo. and Mont.)

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Statementby W. R. Miller ; ... prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.
SeriesBulletin - State of Montana, Bureau of Mines and Geology ; 108, Bulletin (Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology) ;, 108.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.
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LC ClassificationsGB705.M9 M53
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 65 p. :
Number of Pages65
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Open LibraryOL4070735M
LC Control Number79624779

area of more than 3, square miles in southeastern Montana, in­ cluding nearly all of Carter County and parts of Fallen and Powder River counties. The physiography of the area and the stratigraphy and structure of the sedimentary rocks are described briefly, and the mineral resources are discussed. The examination was made pri­. The purpose of this report is to summarize geology, coal resources, and coal reserves in the Montana Powder River Basin assessment area in southeastern Montana. This report represents the fourth assessment area within the Powder River Basin to be evaluated in the continuing U.S. Geological Survey regional coal assessment program. Just north of this junction lies the Moorhead Recreation Area. This BLM-managed campground provides access to o acres of surrounding public lands, as well as the Powder River. Before driving 35 miles down gravel roads to the remote Moorhead area, far from any services, fill up on food, gas, and information in Broadus. Hydrologic and geologic data have been collected as part of energy-related projects conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey in the northern Powder River basin of southeastern Montana. Records of stock, domestic, irrigation, public supply and test wells are tabulated in the report. The data include well location, depth of well, casing diameter, type of lift, type of power, use of water.

  The Powder River RMP area encompasses 2,, acres of BLM-administered mineral estate, including oil and gas, in southeast Montana. The Billings RMP area encompasses the south central portion of Montana consisting of , acres of BLM-administered oil and gas mineral estate. These plans were written in the s and were amended in The Tongue River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately mi ( km) long, in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Tongue rises in Wyoming in the Big Horn Mountains, flows through northern Wyoming and southeastern Montana and empties into the Yellowstone River at Miles City, of the course of the river is through the beautiful and varied landscapes of. CASE STUDIES FROM THE POWDER RIVER BASIN, WYOMING AND MONTANA Coalbed Natural Gas Production in the Powder River Basin. The Powder River Basin of northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana is one of the most significant energy-producing regions of the United States. Powder River Basin coal provides approximately 40% of. Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BROA which is approximately 2 miles away and has an elevation of 3, feet ( feet lower than Southeastern Montana Historical Marker).

Although economic benefits to the Powder River Basin from CBM production appear promising, residents in the watersheds of Rosebud Creek, Tongue River and Powder River are concerned over potential impacts to surface-water and ground-water resources. Potential impacts include depletion of ground-water resources, and damage.   Coal Geology and Assessment of Coal Resources and Reserves in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming and Montana. USGS. This report presents the final results of the first assessment of both coal resources and reserves for all significant coal beds in the entire Powder River Basin, northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana. Water-quality data collected during for hydrologic studies in the northern Powder River basin of southeastern Montana provide a data base for shallow ground water. The water samples collected were analyzed for major cations and anions. Of the samples, were from wells and were from springs. About 10 percent of the samples were also analyzed for trace constituents and. Powder River County, Montana Powder River County Education, Geography, and History. Powder River County is a county located in the state of Montana. Based on the census, the population was 1, Its county seat is Broadus. Etymology - Origin of Powder County Name. The Powder River, which in turn was named for gunpowder-like sand along its.

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This report includes: 1) a description of ground-water conditions outside of CBM production areas, which provides an overview of normal variations due to weather, helps improve our understanding of the ground-water regime in southeastern MT and provides.

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6, Southeastern Flathead County and northern Lake county, Montana: $ Water resources of the central Powder River area of southeastern Montana: $ This report summarizes and evaluates water-quality data collected at 35 stream sites the the coal region of southeastern Montana.

Sarpy Creek, Armells Creek, and Rosebud Creek sometimes have dissolved-solids concentrations that cause water to be marginal for agricultural purposes. At times of rainfall and snowmelt, the runoff water mixes with the base-flow component to improve the overall quality.

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Montana Water Resources Division has 75 books on Goodreads with 0 ratings. Montana Water Resources Division’s most popular book is State Initiatives on F. Powder River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately miles ( km) long in northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana in the United drains an area historically known as the Powder River Country on the high plains east of the Bighorn Mountains.

It rises in three forks in north central Wyoming. The North and Middle forks rise along the eastern slope of the. About Powder River County. Powder River County is a rural, agricultural county of square miles, located in southeastern Montana. The population density is persons per square mile, compared to the Montana average of per square mile.

The County was created from Custer County on Maand named for the Powder River which. On Mathe Battle of Powder River occurred in the south-central part of the county, about 34 miles (55 km) southwest of Broadus. Powderville was the area's first established settlement; it began operating on November 1, as the Powder River Telegraph Station on a line connecting Fort Keogh to Deadwood, South Dakota.

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in the Powder River Basin, northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana, and adjacent areas. Beyond that, the ultimate aim is to develop a system of predictable models for the geologic framework and porosity zones as an aid to exploration and development of ground-water resources in the region.

The Powder River Expedition of also known as the Powder River War or Powder River Invasion, was a large and far-flung military operation of the United States Army against the Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indians in Montana Territory and Dakota Territory. The Powder River Basin is a geologic structural basin in southeast Montana and northeast Wyoming, about miles ( km) east to west and miles ( km) north to south, known for its coal deposits.

The region supplies about 40 percent of coal in the United States. It is both a topographic drainage and geologic structural basin is so named because it is drained by the Powder. The purpose of this report is to summarize geology, coal resources, and coal reserves in the Montana Powder River Basin assessment area in southeastern Montana.

This report represents the fourth assessment area within the Powder River Basin to be evaluated in the continuing U.S. Geological Survey regional coal assessment program. There are four active coal mines in the Montana Powder River.

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