Nielson Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
44.882633°, -120.1344638°
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3468 ft. (1057 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

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. Nielson Canyon is covered by the Fossil South, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Beard Canyon 1.7 mi
Walker Canyon 2.0 mi
Griffin Canyon 2.9 mi
Lords Trail 3.0 mi
Clubfoot Hollow 3.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Rancheria Rock Land 1.1 mi
Twin Buttes Land 1.5 mi
Corral Mountain Land 1.7 mi
Fossil Park Man-made 1.8 mi
Butte Creek Summit Land 2.1 mi

Historical Weather

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 FOS which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 2,650 feet (818 feet lower than Nielson Canyon). 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.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.50" 41.3° 28.1°
February 1.27" 45.7° 29.4°
March 1.49" 51.8° 31.9°
April 1.42" 58.4° 34.7°
May 1.66" 66.2° 39.0°
June 1.11" 74.0° 44.2°
July .55" 83.4° 47.4°
August .72" 83.5° 47.7°
September .79" 75.1° 42.7°
October 1.33" 63.7° 37.1°
November 1.77" 47.6° 33.3°
December 1.57" 40.9° 29.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 69% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 84% of other locations on record.