House Stream

Chad basin, Taylor Valley      Waterbody ID: 12

 

Description

House Stream flows into Lake Chad on the north shore, and drains the east side of the Suess Glacier. House Stream flows through ice bound moraine and is shaded for most of the day. The rocks in the streambed particles are angular fragments of broken boulders. The gauge at House Stream is located about 100 m upstream from the lake where the valley has become fairly steep sided. Stream length: 2 km.

 

Environmental data

Hydrological, biological, chemical, and physical property measurements have been made for a number of McMurdo Dry Valley streams and lakes.

See: LTER Data

 

House Stream, Taylor Valley.

See: Overview maps