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Water-Year Summary for Site 04133501

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 45°07'27", long 83°38'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.36, T.32 N., R.6 E., Alpena County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04070006, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on Herron Road, 4.5 mi southwest of Bolton, and 14.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 586 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1437: 1946. WSP 1727: 1947 (M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1945 to September 1980, July 2002 to current year. Prior to October 1980, published as "Thunder Bay River near Bolton".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 680 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map. Prior to Aug. 12, 1945, nonrecording gage at site 0.7 mi upstream, Aug. 13, 1945 to September 1980, water-stage recorder at site 0.8 mi upstream at different datums (station 04133500).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,290 ft³/s, Mar. 26, 1976, gage height, 10.29 ft, site and datum then in use; maximum gage height, 18.24 ft, Oct. 26, 2017, peak stage at previous site and datum, 10.49 ft, Mar. 25, 1976, backwater from ice; minimum discharge, 92 ft³/s, Sept. 28, 29, 1955, site then in use.