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Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5089

Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5089

Water-Level Surface Maps of the Carbonate-Rock and Basin-Fill Aquifers in the Basin and Range Carbonate-Rock Aquifer System, White Pine County, Nevada, and Adjacent Areas in Nevada and Utah

Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management

By J.W. Wilson


Water-level measurements in 418 wells were used to develop a potentiometric-surface map of the carbonate-rock aquifer and a water-table map of the basin-fill aquifer in the Basin and Range carbonate-rock aquifer system (BARCAS) study area. The BARCAS study area encompasses about 13,500 square miles and includes most of White Pine County, Nevada, and smaller areas of adjacent counties in Nevada and Utah. Current and historical data from the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Information System, previous publications, and field reconnaissance were used to define water-level surfaces.


Conceptual Ground-Water Flow System
Data for Water-Level Surface Maps
References Cited
Appendix A. Water-level altitudes and descriptive data from selected wells in and around the Basin and Range carbonate-rock aquifer system study area, Nevada and Utah

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