Floods in the Skunk River basin, Iowa

Open-File Report 79-272
Prepared in cooperation with the Highway Research Board Highway Division Iowa Department of Transportation
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Evaluation of flood hazards, and the planning, design, and operation of various facilities on flood plains require information on floods. This report provides information on flood stages and discharges, flood magnitudes and frequency, and flood profiles for the Skunk River and some of its tributaries. It covers the Skunk -- South Skunk Rivers to Ames, and the lower reaches of tributaries as flows: Squaw Creek, 8.2 miles; Indian Creek, 11.6 miles; North Skunk River, 83.2 miles; Cedar Creek, 55.8 miles; and Big Creek, 21.7 miles.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Floods in the Skunk River basin, Iowa
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 79-272
DOI 10.3133/ofr79272
Year Published 1978
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Iowa City
Contributing office(s) Iowa Water Science Center
Description v, 19 p.
Country United States
State Iowa
Other Geospatial Skunk River Basin
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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