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

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LOCATION.--Lat 27°48'50", long 81°23'16", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE ¼ sec.2, T.31 S., R.29 E., Polk County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090101, on east shore of lake, on end of public pier at Indian Lake Estates, and 8.5 mi east of Babson Park.

SURFACE AREA.--7,555 acres (11.8 mi2).

DRAINAGE AREA.--93.5 mi2.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1958 to September 1960 (weekly); October 1960 to September 1961 (fragmentary); October 1961 to December 2005 (weekly), January 2006 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Prior to Jan. 12, 2006, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. Datum of gage is at NGVD of 1929 (South Florida Water Management District bench mark).

REMARKS.--Lake is at the headwater of Weohyakapka Creek.

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62614 Elevation, lake/res,(Mean,Ins.), Orlando data 1958-02-19  2018-11-15

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Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, feet, Orlando data

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