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Water resources of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Baraga County, Michigan

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Water resources of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Baraga County, Michigan; 1998; WRI; 98-4060; Sweat, M. J.; Rheaume, S. J.

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The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) in Baraga County uses ground water for most domestic, commercial, and industrial supplies. An industrial park within KBIC could adversely affect some ground-water supplies should contaminants be spilled at the park. Additional development of the park is being planned. Information on water supply potential and aquifer vulnerability to contamination is needed to make sound decisions about future activities at the industrial park. Unconsolidated glacial deposits overlie bedrock within the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. Usable amounts of ground water are withdrawn from the glacial deposits only in isolated areas. Principal aquifers are the Jacobsville Sandstone and the Michigamme Slate. Aquifer [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/wri984060
series unknown Water-Resources Investigations Report

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languageEnglish
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