Surficial geology along the Spokane River, Washington and its relationship to the metal content of sediments (Idaho-Washington stateline to Latah Creek confluence): Geologic units

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Description The Spokane River flows westward into eastern Washington out of the northern end of Lake Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho. The river and lake lie downstream of the Coeur d'Alene mining district, where over 56 million metric tonnes of metal-enriched tailin
Originators Box, Stephen E. and Wallis, John C.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-126

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These polygon data represent the distribution of surficial geologic units in and along the Spokane River channel.

Label Definition
UNIT Surficial geologic map unit designation of the polygon. String of width 16.
UNIT_DESC A brief lithologic description of surficial geologic map unit. String of width 92.
AREA Area of the polygon (in square meters).
ACRES Number of acres contained within the polygon.
PERIMETER The length of the polygon perimeter in meters.