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Water-Year Summary for Site 05126210

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 47°50'31", long 91°47'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.19, T.62 N., R.11 W., Lake County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09030001, on right bank 0.5 mi above inlet to White Iron Lake, 1.9 mi downstream (north) of dam at State Highway 1, and 5 mi southeast of Ely.
DRAINAGE AREA - 837 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1975 to September 1978, May 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,420 ft above mean sea level (from topographic map).
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Minnesota Power Company dam located 1.9 mi above gage at outlet of Birch Lake.

Daily discharge records good, except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,080 ft³/s, gage-height, 11.42 ft., April 22, 1976; maximum mean-daily discharge, 8,040 ft³/s, April 22, 1976; minimum discharge, 19 ft³/s, Mar 22, 1977; minimum mean-daily discharge, 27 ft³/s, Mar 22, 1977.