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Water-Year Summary for Site 442805084411001

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 44°25'35", long 84°40'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.33, T.24 N., R.3 W., Roscommon County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04060102, at South Higgins Lake State Park, 6.7 mi southwest of Roscommon.
DRAINAGE AREA - 58 mi². approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1942 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,148.36 ft above NAVD88, converted on July 9, 2020 from 1,148.74 ft above NGVD29. Sept. 1, 1942 to Nov. 27, 1942, nonrecording gage at different datum. Nov. 27, 1942 to June 9, 1988, water-stage recorder at same datum. June 9, 1988 to Nov. 6, 1998, nonrecording gage at same datum.
REMARKS - Inlets are Big Creek and Little Creek. The outlet is "The Cut". Lake elevation controlled by dam.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 6.23 ft, June 26, 1954; minimum 4.32 ft, Oct. 3, 4, 1955.