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LOCATION.--Lat 42°43'13", long 90°49'09", in NW 1/4 sec.23, T.3 N., R.4 W., Grant County, Hydrologic Unit 07060003, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge at Burton, 5.9 mi northwest of Potosi and 9.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--269 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1934 to present. Published as "near Burton" October 1934 to September 1947. Records published for both sites March to September 1947. October 1934, monthly discharge published in WSP 1308.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 825: 1935-36. WSP 1308: 1935-37(M), 1941(M), 1945-46(M), 1949(M). WSP 1728: 1942(M). WDR WI-76-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 606.25 ft above sea level NAVD88. Oct. 17, 1934, to Sept. 30, 1947, non-recording gage at site 6 mi upstream at datum 33.18 ft higher. Mar. 18, 1947, to July 27, 1949, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Rock Island District
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