Congressional Edition Volume 6008

Congressional Edition Volume 6008

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...This station, which is located at the highway bridge about 3 miles east of Necedah, Wis., was established December 2, 1902, to obtain data for studying water power, water supply, and pollution problems. Big Roche a Cri Creek is tributary from the west about 5 miles below the station. The drainage area above the section is about 5,800 square miles. The winters in this region are severe. lce forms from 1 to 2 feet in thickness and lasts for about three months. Part of the river bottom is liable to shift in floods. But few discharge measurements have been made since 1906. The 1906 discharge table should not be used for later years. Discharge measurements are all made from the bridge. The datum of the chain gage, which is located at the bridge, has remained unchanged. The gage heights are reliable and accurate. The gage reader at this station has been paid since April, 1909, by the Wisconsin Valley lmprovement Co., Madison, Wis. The following discharge measurement was made under ice conditions by W. M. O'Neill: February 11, 1909: Width, 328 feet; area, 1,000 square feet; gage height, 6.01 feet; discharge, 2,190 second-feet. i Daily gage height, in feet, of Wisconsin River near Necedah, Wis., for 1909. Note. Stream covered with ice from January 1 to after March 17: thickness of lec varying from 0.7 to 2.45 feet. River clear of lce on March 24. lce formed December 10 and averaged 1 foot in thickness from December 17 to 31. Readings during frozen periods are to water surface. WAPSIPINICON RIVER DRAINAGE BASIN. DESCR1PT1ON. The drainage basin of Wapsipinicon River lies almost entirely in the northeastern part of lowa. The river rises a few miles north of the Minnesota State line in Mower County, flows southeastward, and joins the Mississippi along the...show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648838
  • 9781236648839