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Yellowtail Afterbay (Montana) Sedimentation Survey Data

Yellowtail Afterbay Sedimentation Survey Data. The primary purpose of this type of survey is to determine the present storage-elevation relationship of the reservoir and possible change in storage due to sedimentation. Yellowtail Afterbay (Asset Management ID #03-0459-00003) is associated with Yellowtail Afterbay Dam. Reservoir sedimentation surveys typically contain a survey report, area-capacity (ACAP) table, and geospatial data.
Generation Effort Reservoir Sedimentation Surveys
Themes Infrastructure and Assets
Tags Reservoir Sedimentation, Reservoir Survey, Area Capacity
Reclamation Project Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program
Reclamation Program

Location Information

Location Description Yellowtail Afterbay is formed by Yellowtail Afterbay Dam, constructed on the Bighorn River 2.2 miles downstream from Yellowtail Dam. They are part of the Yellowtail Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program and are located approximately 45 miles southeast of Billings, Montana.
Location Tags Missouri River Basin, Yellowtail Afterbay Dam, Yellowtail Afterbay
Location Parent
State(s) Montana
Unified Region(s) Missouri Basin
Timezone MT
Elevation 3,209 ft
Vertical Datum NAVD88
Coordinates (lat, long) See Location Details
Horizontal Datum WGS84