Hydrogeologic map of the Death Valley regional ground-water flow system, Nevada and California

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This digital dataset represents the surface hydrogeology of an approximately 45,000 square-kilometer area of the Death Valley regional ground-water flow system (DVRFS) in southern Nevada and California. Faunt and others (2004) constructed the map by merging mapped lithostratigraphic units into 27 hydrogeologic units (HGUs). The HGUs represent rocks and deposits of considerable lateral extent and distinct hydrologic properties. The hydrogeologic map was fundamental to the development of a hydrogeologic framework model and a transient ground-water flow model of the DVRFS. These models are the most recent in a number of regional-scale models developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support investigations at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) and at Yucca Mountain, Nevada (see "Larger Work Citation", Chapter A, page 8).

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Metadata Date August 14, 2007
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2006 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 14, 2007
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2006 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
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Bbox East Long -114.951355
Bbox North Lat 38.235423
Bbox South Lat 35.368757
Bbox West Long -117.855702
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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