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Topographic Relief OSBS The topography at the Station is rolling sand hills. There are numerous shallow lakes and ponds interspersed among the hills. In the southwest corner of the Station there is a series of lakes, swamps, marshes, and prairies that flow to the northeast corner of OSBS. This drainage is relatively flat with an elevation difference of less than 10 feet. The highest point is 182 feet NGVD and is found in the western half of the Station. This is a sandhill northwest of Anderson Cue Pond near Mill Creek. The lowest point is in Putnam Prairie and is approximately 94 feet NGVD.

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