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LOCATION.--Lat 42° 56'10", long 114° 24'09"(Rev.) (NAD27), in sec.2, T.6 S., R.17 E., Lincoln County, Shoshone quad., Hydrologic Unit 17040221, on left bank just upstream from dam used prior to 1955 for diversion of town water supply, 400 ft upstream from highway bridge in Shoshone.
DRAINAGE AREA.--620 mi2, approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1922 to December 1959 (discontinued). Prior to 1955, irrigation seasons only.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,956.99 ft above NGVD of 1929, supplementary adjustment of 1947. Prior to Oct. 18, 1954, at datum 1.98 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Diversions for irrigation of about 52,200 acres (1950 determination) above station. Flow affected by operation of Milner-Gooding canal, which diverts from Snake River and crosses Little Wood River above station, by operation of five reservoirs above Carey (see Remarks for sta 13151000), and by Big Wood River water deliveries through Byrns Slough to Dietrich Canal, which diverts from left bank of Little Wood River at Richfield.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge recorded, 697 ft3/s May 13, 1958,
gage height, 4.78 ft; maximum gage height, 9.42 ft, Feb. 27, 1957, from ice jam;
no flow July 29, 1931, Oct. 3, 1938.