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Tag-line over the Jago River East Channel 110618 1048
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

We gaged water discharge of the Jago River during summer 2011.  This yellow line is made from kevlar and is marked every meter, such that it can be tightened across the water and used for distance measurement.  The anchors are temporary, and removed when the work is done.  This is the eastern most of 4 channels gaged.  The water was too deep to gage within a single channel.

Copyright: Matt Nolan
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Taken: 27/12/2011
Uploaded: 27/12/2011
Updated: 27/08/2014
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