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BASINS
  Campbell Creek
  Chester Creek
  Colorado Creek
  Costello Creek
  Deshka River
  Johnson River
  Kamishak River
  Ninilchik River
  Kenai River @ Jims Landing
  Kenai River blw Skilak Lake
  Kenai River @ Soldotna
  Swanson River
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URBAN GRADIENT STUDY
  SF Campbell nr Anchorage
  Campbell Creek @ C St
  Campbell Creek @ New
    Seward Highway
  Chester Creek @ Tank Tr
  Chester Creek @ Boniface
  Chester Creek @ Arctic Blvd
  L Rabbit Creek @ Nickleen
  L Rabbit Creek @ Goldenview
  L Rabbit Creek nr Anchorage
  Rabbit Creek @ Hillside Dr
  Rabbit Creek @ E 140th
  Rabbit Creek @ Porcupine Tr
  Ship Creek @ Glenn Hwy
  Ship Creek below powerplant
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  Updated 18 Mar 2010

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TALKEETNA RIVER NEAR TALKEETNA, AK
(15292700)

Talkeetna River near Talkeetna

Talkeetna River near Talkeetna by boat launch, looking upstream.


Site Information

NAWQA REACH

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

GAGING STATION

LOCATION.--Lat 62deg.×20min.49sec., long 150deg.×01min.01sec., in NE1/4 sec.16, T.26 N., R.4 W. (Talkeetna B-1 quad), Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Hydrologic Unit 19020503, on left bank 1.7 mi downstream from Chunilna Creek, 3.5 mi northeast of Talkeetna, and about 5 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--2,006 mi2.

WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1964 to current year.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 400 ft above sea level, from topographic map. From Oct. 1, 1992 to Sept. 30, 1994 at site 0.5 mi upstream at different datum.

REMARKS.--Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.


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