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USGS 05527500 Kankakee River Near Wilmington, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 41° 20.793 W 088° 11.202
16T E 400720 N 4577907
Quick Description: The last gauge on the Kankakee River before the Illinois River confluence.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2011 12:22:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMC5KA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Located in the Des Plaines River Fish and Wildlife Conservation Area, this river guage is used by both the USGS and the NOAA to provide real time surface water information.

To find this river gauge, find the unmarked trailhead near the waypoint coordinates listed below off the access road and it is a short walk from there.

Do not visit this waymark during a flood event. Please check the webpage listed below to find out if the river is flooding prior to your anticipated visit.
RIVER GAUGE INFORMATION:
Very little information is available on the station itself other than a visual gauge ranging from 7.5 feet to 12.7 feet.


ANY ADDITIONAL WAYPOINT: N 41° 20.790 W 088° 11.178

WEB LINK FOR RIVER GAUGE: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

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