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06620000 NORTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR NORTHGATE, CO
North Platte Basin
North Platte Headwaters Subbasin

LOCATION.--Lat 4056'11.9", long 10620'21.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.11, T.11 N., R.80 W., Jackson County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10180001, on right bank 1,000 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 125, 0.7 mi upstream from Camp Creek, 4.2 mi northwest of Northgate, and 4.4 mi south of Colorado-Wyoming State line.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,431 sq mi.

SURFACE-WATER RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--May to November 1904 (published as "near Pinkhampton"), May 1915 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1310.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1310: 1916-21, 1929(M), 1930-32. WSP 1730: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 7,810.39 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1730 for history of changes prior to April 8, 1918. April 8, 1918 to August 21, 1961, water-stage recorder at site 0.7 mi downstream from station at datum 3.36 ft lower. August 22, 1961 to September 18, 1984, at site 650 ft upstream from station at same datum. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.

REMARKS.--Diversions for irrigation upstream from station. Transbasin diversions upstream from station to Cache la Poudre River basin.

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