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Water-Year Summary for Site 05131500

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 48°23'45", long 93°32'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.9, T.68 N., R.25 W., Koochiching County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09030005, on right bank at town of Littlefork, 0.9 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 217, 2.8 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, and 19 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,700 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 955: Drainage area. WSP 1508: 1913, 1916, 1928-32, 1934. WRD MN-74: 1963. Unpublished, 2009: 1975(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - June to November 1909, April to November 1910, April 1911 to June 1917, September 1917, October 1917 to March 1919 (gage heights only), June 1928 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,085.02 ft. above sea level NAVD88.
REMARKS - Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 25,000 ft³/s, gage-height 37.00 ft, Apr. 18, 1916 (Also occurred May 11, 1950, site and datum then in use.); maximum daily-mean discharge 25,000 ft³/s, Apr. 18, 1916; minimum discharge 20 ft³/s, Aug. 27, 2021.