Hydrology and Geomorphology of the Santa Maria and Big Sandy Rivers and Burro Creek, Western Arizona
KeywordsArizona Geological Survey Open File Reports
Basin and Range
Bagdad copper mine
Bill Williams River
La Paz County
Big Sandy River
Santa Marie River
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CitationKlawon, J.E., 2000, Hydrology and Geomorphology of the Santa Maria and Big Sandy Rivers and Burro Creek, Western Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-00-02, 46 p.
DescriptionThis report summarizes the geomorphology and hydrology of the three principal tributary streams of the Bill Williams River in western Arizona. The Bill Williams River basin drains most of west-central Arizona, straddling Mohave, Yavapai and La Paz counties (Figure 1). The principal tributaries of the Bill Williams are Big Sandy River, which heads east of Kingman, and Santa Maria River, which heads near Hillside. These tributaries join to form the Bill Williams River at what is now Alamo Lake. Burro Creek is the largest tributary of Big Sandy River, entering south of Wikieup.
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North Bounding Coordinate37.0227
South Bounding Coordinate33.3057
West Bounding Coordinate-114.653
East Bounding Coordinate-112.786
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