Funding for this site is provided by:
43°48'28", long 73°27'30" referenced to North
American Datum of 1927, Essex County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150408, on
west shore about 500 ft north of Hooper's dock at Rogers Rock, and
0.4 mi west of Baldwin.
233 mi². at outlet at Ticonderoga.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1913 to current year (daily gage heights
prior to October 2003, elevations thereafter).
WDR NY-87-1: Datum.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. To
convert elevations to NAVD of 1988, subtract 0.28 ft. Prior to Nov. 4,
1929, nonrecording gages at several sites within a half mile of present
site. Nov. 4, 1929 to Sept. 26, 1936, nonrecording gage at present
site. Prior to October 2003, at datum 316.06 ft higher.
Elevation of lake regulated by floodgates at
Ticonderoga. Prior to October 1974, lake was regulated by powerplant
wheel gate and floodgates. Lake George has been controlled by a dam at
its outlet for more than 100 years. Area of water surface is 44
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum elevation observed,
321.15 ft, present datum, Apr. 9, 1936; minimum elevation, 316.70 ft,
present datum, Dec. 20, 1941.
Peak Flow and Stage Information
NAVD 1988 Datum Conversion Information