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Taelayag watershed

Taelayag watershed is located in the west coast of southern Guam. It is completely within the Village of Agat. It has a drainage area of 3.22 sq. miles. The main rivers in the watershed include Ascola Sito Creek, Sagua River, Taleyfac River, Taelayag Creek, Pagachao Creek and Chaligan Creek with approximate lengths of 2.14 miles, 1.03 miles, 1.01 miles, 0.86 mile, 0.79 mile and 0.5 mile respectively. Pagachao Creek drains to Ascola Sito Creek, which discharges to Taleyfac River, then discharges to Taleyfac Bay. The other rivers discharge to the Philippine Sea directly from east to west. The highest elevation is about 1325 feet (404 meters) in the west of southeastern part of the watershed. The vegetated area is about 93.9%, and urban area is about 3.6%. The soil types mainly include Ylig clay, Togcha-Akina silty clays, Agfayan clay, Akina silty clay, Akina-Badland complex, Shioya loamy sand, Inarajan clay, Pulantat clay, rock and urban land complex.

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