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USGS 01595000 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT STEYER, MD

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LOCATION.-- Lat 39°18'06.8", long 79°18'24.8", Garrett County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070002,
   on left bank 0.3 mi southeast of Steyer, 0.4 mi downstream from Steyer Run, 2.0 mi northeast of
   Gorman, and at mile 81.8.
DRAINAGE AREA.--73.1 mi2
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1956 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 2,275.58 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Occasional diversions and regulation from unknown source upstream from station. U.S. Army 
   Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some
   prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 11,500 ft3/s, Nov. 5, 1985, gage height, 13.14 ft;
   minimum discharge, 2.7 ft3/s, Aug. 18, 1999.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Oct. 15, 1954, reached a stage of 13.0 ft, from floodmarks;
   discharge, 11,300 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 3,000 ft3/s on basis of slope-area
   measurement at gage height of 10.30 ft.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Department of
   Transportation and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Frostburg office.

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1956-07-01  2021-01-22







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