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Water-Year Summary for Site 04045500

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 46°34'28.5", long 85°16'10.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 sec.11, T.48 N., R.8 W., Luce County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04020202, on left bank 0.7 mi upstream from Upper Tahquamenon Falls (upper), 11.5 mi west of Paradise, and 19 mi northeast of Newberry.
DRAINAGE AREA - 790 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1953 to current year. Prior to October 1989, published as "near Tahquamenon Paradise".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and Crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 698.17 ft above NAVD 88, converted on July 9, 2020 from NGVD 29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,990 ft³/s, May 10, 1960, gage height, 10.26 ft; minimum discharge, 122 ft³/s, Aug. 17, 2007.