This USGS data release includes a shapefile of outlet point locations for 12-digit hydrologic units (HU12s) from the Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD), dated August 13, 2020 (U.S. Geological Survey and others, 2020), draining to the Gulf of Mexico in the south-central and southeastern United States. The outlet locations were derived by combining the WBD boundaries with flow direction grids from the National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDPlus) v 2.1 (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Geological Survey, 2012). Most of the outlet locations were determined by finding the cell with highest flow accumulation from the NHDPlus flow-direction grids within each WBD HU12 boundary. Some locations were found to be inaccurate upon inspection, and other sources were used for the locations as described in the attribute description and process description sections of the metadata document associated with this data release. A shapefile of the HU12 boundaries from the WBD (U.S. Geological Survey and others, 2020) for the study area also is included in this data release for comparison to outlet locations.
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|Title||12-Digit Hydrologic Unit Outlet Locations for Selected Watersheds Draining to the Gulf of Mexico in the South-Central and Southeastern United States, Derived from the USGS Watershed Boundary Dataset (dated August 13, 2020) and NHDPlus version 2.1|
|Authors||David E Ladd|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center|