Lakes

Natural inland bodies of standing water, generally of appreciable size, occupying a depression in the Earth's surface. [Adapted from Glossary of Geology, 4th ed.]
This category is also used for beaver ponds, crater lakes, dry lakes, fish ponds, fishponds, inland seas, intermittent lakes, intermittent oxbow lakes, intermittent ponds, intermittent pools, intermittent salt lakes, intermittent salt ponds, lagoons, laguna, lake beds, lochs, millponds, oxbow lakes, ponds, pools (water bodies), salt evaporation ponds, salt lakes, salt ponds, and tarns.
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Aquatic assessment of the Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Vershire, Vermont

A wide variety of geochemical analyses show strong local impact on water quality in this area of historical copper mining.

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Geophysical surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, September, 2002

Detailed bathymetry, lake-floor acoustic imaging, and sample characteristics to infer bottom sediment characteristics.

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Mineralogic causes of variations in magnetic susceptibility of late Pleistocene and Holocene sediment from Great Salt Lake, Utah

Results of magnetic susceptibility (MS) measurements and magnetic mineralogy of sediments sampled in three cores from the south basin of Great Salt Lake

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Radionuclide data and calculations and loss-on-ignition, X-ray fluorescence, and ICP-AES data from cores in catchments of the Animas river, Colorado

Results from sediment cores collected during 1997-1999 oxbow lakes and beaver ponds to assess impact of historic mining and exposed mineral deposits on the quality of the water and the aquatic and riparian habitats.

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