Cow Creek (Jordan Creek)

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Cow Creek
Country United States
State Idaho
County Owyhee County, Idaho
and Malheur County, Oregon
Source
 - location near De Lamar, Owyhee County, Idaho
 - elevation 7,048 ft (2,148 m) [1]
 - coordinates 43°04′23″N 116°50′23″W / 43.07306°N 116.83972°W / 43.07306; -116.83972 [2]
Mouth Jordan Creek
 - location Danner, Malheur County, Oregon
 - elevation 4,216 ft (1,285 m) [2]
 - coordinates 42°56′51″N 117°20′38″W / 42.94750°N 117.34389°W / 42.94750; -117.34389Coordinates: 42°56′51″N 117°20′38″W / 42.94750°N 117.34389°W / 42.94750; -117.34389 [2]
Length 51 mi (82 km) [3]
Basin 330 sq mi (855 km2) [4]
Location of the mouth of Cow Creek in Oregon

Cow Creek is a 51-mile (82 km) tributary of Jordan Creek in the U.S. state of Oregon.[3] The source of Cow Creek is at an elevation of 7,048 feet (2,148 m) near De Lamar, Idaho,[1] while the mouth is at an elevation of 4,216 feet (1,285 m) at Danner.[2] Cow Creek has a 330-square-mile (850 km2) watershed.[4]

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  1. ^ a b Source elevation derived from Google Earth search using GNIS source coordinates.
  2. ^ a b c d "Cow Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey (USGS). November 28, 1980. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "National Hydrography Dataset". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "USGS 13180000 Cow Creek At Danner,Oreg.". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 3, 2010.