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8-Digit Hydrologic Unit Boundaries

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Description

Hydrologic unit boundaries at the 8-digit (Cataloging Unit) level are shown.

Cautions for this Product:
Hydrologic unit boundaries in Hawaii are the same as the island boundaries. Hydrologic units have not been defined for the Pacific Basin.



Sources

Source: USGS
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Layers

Aggregate Layer: 8 Digit Hydrologic Unit
Other Layers Displayed: State


Definitions

Hydrologic units:
A hierarchical system developed by the U.S. Geological Survey that divides the United States and the Caribbean into 21 major regions, 222 subregions, 352 accounting units, and further subdivided into 2,150 cataloging units that delineate river basins having drainage areas usually greater than 700 square miles. [USGS]


Product Information

Product ID: 3862
Production Date: 7/14/98
Product Type: Map


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