Crooked Creek (Oregon)

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Crooked Creek
Crooked creek near burns junction.jpg
Crooked Creek south of Burns Junction
Country United States
State Oregon
County Malheur
Source Crooked Creek Springs
 - elevation 3,921 ft (1,195 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°40′32″N 117°54′33″W / 42.67556°N 117.90917°W / 42.67556; -117.90917 [2]
Mouth Owyhee River
 - location 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northwest of Rome
 - elevation 3,343 ft (1,019 m) [2]
 - coordinates 42°52′57″N 117°41′52″W / 42.88250°N 117.69778°W / 42.88250; -117.69778Coordinates: 42°52′57″N 117°41′52″W / 42.88250°N 117.69778°W / 42.88250; -117.69778 [2]
Length 51 mi (82 km) [3]
Basin 1,340 sq mi (3,471 km2) [4]
Location of the mouth of Crooked Creek in Oregon

Crooked Creek is a 51-mile (82 km) tributary of the Owyhee River in the U.S. state of Oregon.[3] The source of Crooked Creek is at an elevation of 3,921 feet (1,195 m) at Crooked Creek Spring,[1] while the mouth is at an elevation of 3,343 feet (1,019 m) near Rome.[2] Crooked Creek has a 1,340-square-mile (3,500 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 "Crooked Creek". Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). United States Geological Survey (USGS). November 28, 1980. Retrieved November 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Vmap0". GIS-Lab. Retrieved September 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Oregon Hydrologic Units". United States Geological Survey. 1996. Retrieved September 3, 2010.