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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 48°04'57", long 91°39'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.30, T.65 N., R.10 W., Lake County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09030001, in Superior National Forest, on island in Jackfish Bay of Basswood Lake, used to determine discharge at outlet (Lat 48°06'21", long 91°38'51", in sec. 19, T.65 N., R.10 W., on international boundary 14 mi northeast of Winton).
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,740 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 955: Drainage area. WSP 1145: 1935, 1937. Unpublished, 2009: 1977(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - March to June 1924, September 1925 to March 1928, January 1930 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,296.80 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1928, levels by Geodetic Survey of Canada). Prior to Oct. 27, 1938, non-recording gages at several sites in vicinity of gage, at datum 3.0 ft higher. Oct. 28, 1938 to Sept. 30, 1966, water-stage recorder at datum 3.0 ft higher.
COOPERATION - This station is one of the international gaging stations maintained by the United States under agreement with Canada.
REMARKS - Some regulation by power plant on Kawishiwi River at Winton, and by many lakes located upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 15,600 ft³/s, gage-height 9.94 ft. (present datum), May 24, 1950; maximum daily-mean discharge, 15,200 ft³/s, May 24, 1950; minimum discharge, 55 ft³/s, Nov 18, 1976; minimum daily-mean discharge, 58 ft³/s, Nov 3, 1976.