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Water-Year Summary for Site 15485500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
15485500 TANANA RIVER AT FAIRBANKS, AK
LOCATION - Lat 64°47'34", long 147°50'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.25, T.1 S., R.2 W., Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19080307, (Fairbanks D-2 quad), on right bank at the end of Groin No. 1 on US Army Corps of Engineers flood-protection levee, 1.0 mi south of Fairbanks International Airport, and 1.0 mi upstream from Chena River.
DRAINAGE AREA - Undefined. Part of river flows through Salchaket Slough and is ungaged.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1973 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 404.93 ft NAVD88. Prior to September 14, 1973, nonrecording gage, and September 14, 1973 to June 14, 1985, water-stage recorder, at site 2.8 mi upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - GOES satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of August 16, 1967 reached a stage of 34.4 ft, from floodmarks at site then in use; discharge, about 125,000 ft³/s, contained in reports of the US Army Corps of Engineers.