Wyoming Creek-Line Creek drainage divide area. The Yellowstone River flows from the Yellowstone National Park area in a northwest direction and once in Montana turns to flow in a northeast direction to the north edge of figure 1 before turning to flow in an east-southeast direction to Columbus where it then turns to flow in a northeast direction to Billings and the figure 1 north edge (near northeast corner). For many years I have pursued a research interest that developed when as result of geologic field work and interpretation of large mosaics of detailed North American topographic maps I discovered significant evidence previous investigators had ignored. United States Geological Survey map digitally presented using National Geographic Society TOPO software. Lake Fork originates near the northwest corner of figure 10 and flows in a southeast, northeast, and east direction near the north edge of figure 10 to the northeast corner. HSN Improvements products help improve your home and garden - from hiding menacing electrical cords, to creating space-saving storage ideas. Figure 10: Lake Fork-Rock Creek drainage divide area. Figure 2 provides a more detailed location map for the Rock Creek-Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage divide area in the Beartooth Mountains east of Yellowstone National Park. Figure 3: Rock Creek-Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage divide area north of Red Lodge, Montana. The big questions are where did these immense quantities of flood water come from and how did the floodwaters cross what is today a mountain range? Rock Creek flows in a southeast direction from Glacier Lake into Wyoming and then turns to flow in a northeast direction to the north center edge of figure 8. Much of the East Fork Rock Creek drainage, including stream riparian areas within the project area, was logged during the 1950s, diminishing the source of future LWD. Line Creek originates south of the northeast oriented Wyoming Creek segment and flows in a northeast, southeast, and east direction to join the north oriented Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River east of the southeast corner of figure 6.

The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River also originates in the high Beartooth Mountains, west of the Rock Creek headwaters, with the Clarks Fork first flowing in a southeast direction into Wyoming before turning to flow in a northeast and north-northeast direction back into Montana. This information is provided by USDA Forest Service Many additional illustrations could be provided. Old poles from the turn of teh century Cal-Pacific powerline still remain in the area. Rock Creek originates in the high Beartooth Mountains and flows in an east, northeast, and north-northeast direction to join the north-northeast oriented Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River near Silesia, Montana, which then flows in a northeast direction to join the northeast Yellowstone River near Laurel, Montana. The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River flows in a north-northeast direction in the southeast corner of figure 3. The lake lays in a talus basin beneath Rock Creek Butte(9105') and Spirit Rock. I am not sure what your plans are or what you want to get out of a scout trip, but here is a suggestion - stay high. While the high point on the Line Creek Plateau is shown as 3083, meaning the through valley is at most 83 meters deep (and is probably shallower) the through valley is evidence of a former northeast oriented flood flow channel that existed prior to headward erosion of the deep north-northwest oriented Wyoming Creek valley. A shelter has been opened at the Eastside Southern Baptist Church locates at 204 Eastland Drive North. The lake lies in a talus basin beneath Rock Creek Butte (9,105') and Spirit Rock. All rights reserved. The Rock Creek-Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage divide area in the Beartooth Mountains illustrated and discussed here begins north of Red Lodge and extends south and west along the Montana-Wyoming state line to the Rock Creek headwaters region (south of Silver Run Peak). Red Lodge is the town located near the figure 4 northeast corner. Thanks for the nice shot! Water trickles down through the stones, creating the crystal clear pool at the bottom. A smaller, seasonally wet meadow marks the approach to Rock Creek Lake. United States Geological Survey map digitally presented using National Geographic Society TOPO software. This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins located in the Beartooth Mountains along the Montana-Wyoming state line east of Yellowstone National ParkĀ and between north oriented Rock Creek headwaters and tributaries and the southeast and north-northeast oriented Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River drainage basin . Residents in Rock Creek and South Hills asked to evacuate, Public asked to help locate missing Wendell girl, Idaho COVID-19 Tracker: State reports 1,773 new cases, 21 deaths, 2 Nevada children found safe, Amber Alert canceled, Idaho Lt. Please stay safe and call ahead to get the latest information. Figure 5: Detailed map of Silver Run-Sheep Creek drainage divide area. While each detailed topographic map feature provides detailed evidence to be explained, the solution must be consistent with explanations for adjacent area map evidence as well as solutions to big picture map evidence puzzles.