Water-Supply Paper Volume 447

Water-Supply Paper Volume 447

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... scrubby timber. The annual precipitation ranges from 10 to 30 inches and occurs almost entirely as rain. The discharge is heavy in the spring during the flood season, but is small during tho rest of the year. GAGING-STATION RECORDS. TEMECULA CREEK NEAR TEMECULA, CALIF. Location.--In Temecula grant, at highway bridge on road from Temecula to Fallbrook and Pala, 1$ miles south of Temecula, San Diego County. Drainage Area.--Not measured. Elevation.--About 1,000 feet above sea level. Records Available.--January 1 to December 31, 1906 (gage heights only.) Gage.--Vertical staff fastened to downstream pier on right bank. Discharge Measurements.--Made from highway bridge or by wading. Channel And Control.--Sand; continually changing; usually in two channels during low stages. Both banks are high and not likely to be overflowed. Daily discharge has not been computed on account of small number of discharge measurements made at times of excessive changes in channel. Discharge measurements of Temecula Creek near Temecula, Calif., fur 1905-1908. Daily gage hcigltf, in feel, of Temteula Creek war Temeeula, Calif, fir 1906. Note.--No gage-height record was kept from July IS to Dee. 2, 1906. MISCELLANEOUS MEASUREMENTS. Measurements of discharge at points in the Santa Margarita River basin and nearby drainage other than those at which gaging stations have been maintained are recorded in the following table: SANTA ANA RIVER BASIN. GENERAL FEATURES. Of the three important streams that traverse the valley of southern California--Santa Ana. San Gabriel, and Los Angeles rivers--the Santa Ana is the largest. Its drainage basin, lying south of the San Bernardino Mountains and the Sierra Madre and taking waters from their southern slopes, is the most eastern...
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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798880
  • 9781236798886