Mississippi River 1973 - Clarksville MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 39° 22.285 W 090° 54.236
15S E 680557 N 4360090
Quick Description: Mississippi River 1973 - Clarksville MO
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2010 2:07:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMA7ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
Views: 3

Long Description:
The High Water Mark of the Flood of 73 on the Mississippi is etched on a memorial to those who helped fight the flood.

1973 Normal stage is 18.74 peaked at 36.50 Feet.
1993 Normal Stage is 18.74 peaked at 36.76 Feet.
2008 Normal Stage is 18.74 peaked at 36.70 Feet.

flood data source (visit link)

See the photo gallery for photos taken of the 2008 flood before the peak.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: Memorial stone with mark

When did this occur?: 1973

Website related to the event..: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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