Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Historical

Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Historical (HM1XZR)

Location: Columbia, SD 57433 Brown County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 43.577', W 98° 18.361'

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Sand Lake National Wildlife refuge, a 2,498 acre refuge, was established in 1935 to protect critical nesting and migrating habitat for our nation's waterfowl. The James River, which flows through the refuge, was dammed by the Civilian Conservation in the late 1930's to create two lakes - the 6100 acre Sand Lake and the 5300 acre Mud Lake.

Each year, thousands of waterfowl and other birds use Sand Lake as a stop over during migration. Many geese, ducks, and songbirds stay here throughout the summer to nest and raise young. The four distinct habitats on the Refuge - wetlands, woodlands, cropland and grassland - provide excellent habitat for many other animals as well. White-tailed deer, ring-necked pheasants, hawks, muskrats, painted turtles, and many other animals call Sand Lake Refuge their home.
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Date Added Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 554001 N 5063870
Decimal Degrees45.72628333, -98.30601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 43.577', W 98° 18.361'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 43' 34.62" N, 98° 18' 21.66" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39629-39656 Sand Lake Dr, Columbia SD 57433, US
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