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USGS 02260800 ALLIGATOR LAKE NEAR ASHTON, FL

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This gage is monitored in cooperation with the South Florida Water Management District.

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Due to vandalism this gage was moved to a new location. Lake Lizze-Alligator Lake Canal C-32G near Aston, FL (02260799).

LOCATION.--Lat 28°13'53", long 81°11'20", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW ¼ sec.11, T.26 S., R.31 E., Osceola County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090101, on northeast shore of lake, at Alligator Lakeside Inn Fish Camp, 0.1 mi south of U.S. Highway 192, and 3.6 mi east of Ashton.

SURFACE AREA.--3,401 acres (5.31 mi2).

DRAINAGE AREA.--26.6 mi2, approximately.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1941 to May 2013 (discontinued).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is at NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 19, 1975, nonrecording gage at several sites at datum 60.74 ft higher. Feb. 19, 1975 to May 5, 1989, nonrecording gage at several sites on the north side of lake at present datum. May 6, 1989 to Apr. 24, 1997, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. This station was replaced by (02260799) Lake Lizze-Alligator Lake Canal C-32G near Ashton, FL.

REMARKS.--Lake is one of the Kissimmee River headwaters chain of lakes. Subsequent to 1962, the improvement of canals and natural drains between these lakes and the construction of dams with gated controls has resulted in the partial regulation of lake elevations.

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62614 Elevation, lake/res, 2007-10-01  2012-09-30

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*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.