Metadata for Susquehanna River at Wilkes Barre (WBRP1)

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Latitude: 41.252778° N, Longitude: 75.879167° W, Horizontal Datum:

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 510.861 ft 532.861 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 511.494 ft 533.494 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:
Corps of Engineers (COE) Info for Wilkes Barre
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Wilkes Barre

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