The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Columbia Mine is covered by the Virtue Flat, OR US Topo Map quadrantFree US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map
|North Fork Ruckles Creek||Water||0.9 mi|
|Quartz Gulch||Land||1.0 mi|
|Virtue Flat||Land||2.1 mi|
|Bureau of Land Management Wastewater Treatment Lagoons||Man-made||2.2 mi|
|First Creek||Water||2.5 mi|
Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BA which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 3,368 feet (18 feet lower than Columbia Mine). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.
|Month||Precip||AVG High Temp||AVG Low Temp|
This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.
This location's average winter low temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.
This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 94% of other locations on record.