Unified Interior Regions

Region 5: Missouri Basin

USGS Science Centers in the Missouri Basin Region

For more information on what each center is doing in the Missouri Basin, please follow the links below!

Wyoming - Montana Water Science Center

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Kansas Water Science Center

Nebraska Water Science Center

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Dakota Water Science Center

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lake spire material
March 31, 2004

Yellowstone Lake Spire

Spires from the floor of Yellowstone Lake appear to be composed of diatoms and silicified bacteria.

lake spire material
March 31, 2004

Yellowstone Lake Spire

Spires from the floor of Yellowstone Lake appear to be composed of diatoms and silicified bacteria.

lake spire material
March 31, 2004

Yellowstone Lake Spire

Spires from the floor of Yellowstone Lake appear to be composed of diatoms and silicified bacteria.

unfinished bridge
December 31, 2003

Unfinished Bridge at Lecompton

Kansas River at Lecompton, Kansas, following the 1951 flood (reproduced from McCrae, 1954).

map of western U.S.showing sagebrush-dominated ecoregions
March 15, 2003

Sagebrush-dominated ecoregions

Sagebrush-dominated ecoregions in the western United States (sagebrush cover types shown in various shades of yellow, pink, and blue-grey).

December 31, 2002

Featured Films and Shorts

A video about the 30th Anniversary of USGS Landsat.

Image: Drilling Operations for Municipal Well in Rapid City, SD
October 21, 2002

Drilling Operations for Municipal Well in Rapid City, SD

Drilling operations for a Rapid City municipal well in the Madison aquifer in 2002.

Image: Cleghorn Springs at Rapid City, SD
October 18, 2001

Cleghorn Springs at Rapid City, SD

Streamgage 06412810, Cleghorn Springs at Rapid City, SD.

Image: Redwater River, South Dakota
June 11, 2001

Redwater River, South Dakota

Redwater River near Belle Fourche, SD.

Image: Belle Fourche River, SD
June 11, 2001

Belle Fourche River, SD

The Belle Fourche River is a major drainage for the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.

Image: Lime Creek Observation Well, Rapid City, SD
June 1, 2001

Lime Creek Observation Well, Rapid City, SD

The Lime Creek observation well in Rapid City, SD, is a flowing well where the shut-in pressure is measured. The well is completed in the Madison aquifer and is 1,391-feet deep.

Image: Streamgage 06404998, Grace Coolidge Creek, SD
May 25, 2001

Streamgage 06404998, Grace Coolidge Creek, SD

Streamgage on Grace Coolidge Creek near Game Lodge near Custer, SD, 06404998.