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LOCATION.--Lat 48° 27'07", long 116° 53'58" (NAD27), in SE1/4 SW1/4 NE1/4 sec.19, T.59 N., R.4 W., Bonner County, Outlet Bay quad., Hydrologic Unit 17010215, in Dickensheet campground, on left bank 190 ft downstream from Dickensheet Bridge, 2.5 mi downstream from Binarch Creek, 3 mi southwest of Coolin, 5.2 mi downstream from outlet of Priest Lake, and at mile 38.8.

DRAINAGE AREA.--611 mi2.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1948 to September 2006 (discontinued).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,338.24 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 23, 1949, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

REMARKS.--No diversion above station. Flow partly regulated by Priest Lake (sta 12393000) 5.2 mi upstream.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 9,280 ft3/s June 3, 1997, gage height, 8.02 ft; maximum gage height, 8.44 ft, June 18, 1974; minimum observed discharge, 26 ft3/s Sept. 25, 1958, gage height, 1.16 ft, but may have been less Sept. 11, 1953 and Sept. 24, 1958, when stage was below intake.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of May 29, 1948, reached a stage of 8.40 ft, present site and datum, discharge, 8,670 ft3/s.


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00060 Discharge(Mean) 1948-10-01  2006-09-29

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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.