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Water-Year Summary for Site 15478040

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 63°14'25.0", long 145°28'05.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 sec.28, T.19 S., R.12 E., Southeast Fairbanks Division, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19080304, (Mt.Hayes A-3 quad), on left bank about 1 mi downstream from terminus of Gulkana Glacier and 14.5 mi north of Paxson, Alaska.
DRAINAGE AREA - 12.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - On February 13, 2014, maximum and daily discharges for some water years were revised as follows: 1969-1975, 1977, 1978, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995-1997, 2005-2012, (M); 1974, 1977 (D). They supersede figures previously published in Water-Data Reports for those years (WDR-AK-XX). Previous or subsequent revisions to data, if any, are available in USGS Water Data for the Nation at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory?search_site_no=15478040.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1966 to September 1978, annual maximums, water years 1984-85, October 1989 to current year. Water year 1994 not published, daily mean values of discharge are available from the computer files of the Alaska Science Center. Prior to October 1968, published as Gulkana Creek near Paxson.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder.  Datum of the gage is 3697.84 ft. NAVD88, based on US Army Corps of Engineers survey June 28, 2017.
REMARKS - Streamflow augmented by Gulkana Glacier and other glaciers that cover 7.5 mi² and 1.1 mi², respectively, of the drainage basin. A recording air temperature and precipitation gage at 4,860 ft above sea level, as well as 3 snow and ice balance measurement sites, are located in the basin. Combined snow, ice, and water balances of the basin are published in other reports of the Geological Survey. GOES satellite telemetry at station.