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Harney Basin groundwater age

2022 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Relative groundwater age in (A) shallow wells that are less than 100 feet deep and (B) deep wells that are greater than 100 feet deep within and next to the Harney Basin, southeastern Oregon. Relative age is based on the analysis of stable isotopes of hydrogen in water and its relation to tritium and carbon-14 age dates.


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From Gingerich and others, 2022 USGS Fact-Sheet