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Water-Year Summary for Site 05212700

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Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
05212700 PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR TACONITE, MN
LOCATION - Lat 47°23'20", long 93°22'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.27, T.57 N., R.24 W., Itasca County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010103, on left bank 125 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway 7, 1.5 mi downstream from outlet of Lawrence Lake and 5 mi north of Taconite.
DRAINAGE AREA - 371 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1967 to September 1983, February 2001 to April 2013, March 2014 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,294.81 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). Prior to Aug. 31, 1967, non-recording gage at site 125 ft downstream (same datum).
REMARKS - Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 3,260 ft³/s, gage-height 11.81 ft, Apr. 17, 1969; maximum daily-mean discharge 3,240 ft³/s, Apr. 17.1969; minimum discharge, 7.0 ft³/s, Oct. 5, 1970.