Congressional Edition Volume 4502

Congressional Edition Volume 4502

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... sandy soil, their waters being absorbed and appearing later as springs or seepage. In regions of clay soil direct drains are dug to the water courses. "Preliminary Report on Geology of Arenac County, Mich., pp. 21-23. t In reference to the elevations given, it should be borne in mind that Lake Iluron has an average water-service elevation of 581 feet. Iii the limestone region north of Thunder Bay, there is also watershed leakage, oecasioned 1)-fissures in the lime rock. Through the gradual southwesterly tilting of the State the basins of the streams are undoubtedly increasing northward as far as Cheboygan River. In the Cheboygan drainage basin are a series of coast lakes, probably left as bayous by the recession of earlier Great Lake extensions. These have been encroached uponbysand and silt, forming inland lagoons lying below the 700-foot contour and having short outlets with little fall. The following table gives the measured discharge and the drainage areas of the several streams. The measurements were mostly made by Y. M. Gregory. IjOtf-imter /Uncharge of streams north of fikiginaw Bay. Date. siream. Location. 1902. Aug. 15 j Rifle River Omer" Sept. 2! do do i 13, do cle' 1 I Au (ires River Andre.-"' Fust Branch An Ores Near An (ires'... River. Aug. 19 I Tawas River Tawas City/ 26 I An Salile River Banificldf 1, 02S.O Sept. 17 do do Oct. 7! do do Aug. 27 1 Pine River Indian bridge.. 27 do Near Indian bridge'.. 28 Black River Near Black River J Sept. 1 South Branch Thun-Below King Creek.. der Bay River. 4 North Branch Thun-Mouth' der Bay River. Aug. 13 Thunder Bay River.. 2 inilefahove Alpena'" Sept. 14 Ocqueoe River Brader bridge" n(iage 4.91. Millie l.Kn. ("Gage.V2S. rfV. S. 14.4 below top left-hand more

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