# United States Congressional Serial Set

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 57 - Second-feet per square mile" is the average number of cubic feet of water flowing per second from each square mile of area drained, on the assumption that the run-off is distributed uniformly both as regards time and area. "Run-off in inches...
Page 232 - ... drainage area would be covered if all the water flowing from it in a given period were conserved and uniformly distributed on the surface. It is used for comparing run-off with rainfall, which is usually expressed in depth in inches. "Acre-foot...
Page 16 - ... 0.0737 second-foot per year. 1 foot equals 0.3048 meter. 1 mile equals 1.60935 kilometers. 1 mile equals 5,280 feet. 1 acre equals 0.4047 hectare. 1 acre equals 43,560 square feet. 1 acre equals 209 feet square, nearly. 1 square mile equals 2.59 square kilometers. 1 cubic foot equals 0.0283 cubic meter. 1 cubic foot equals 7.48 gallons.
Page 58 - The following is a list of convenient equivalents for use in hydraulic computations: 1 second-foot equals 40 California miner's inches (law of March 23, 1901). 1 second-foot equals 38.4 Colorado miner's inches. 1 second-foot equals 40 Arizona miner's inches. 1 second-foot equals 7.48 United States gallons per second; equals 448.8 gallons pe minute; equals 646,317 gallons for one day.
Page 58 - Owing to the confusion arising from its use, it has been defined by law in several States. The California miner's inch is in most common use in the United States and was defined by an act approved March 23, 1901, as follows: "The standard miner's inch of water shall be equivalent or equal to 1 J cubic feet of water per minute, measured through any aperture or orifice.
Page 235 - States gallons equal 3.07 acre-feet. 1,000,000 cubic feet equal 22.95 acre-feet. 1 acre-foot equals 325,850 gallons. 1 inch deep on 1 square mile equals 2,323,200 cubic feet. 1 inch deep on 1 square mile equals 0.0737 second-foot per year. 1 foot equals 0.3048 meter. 1 mile equals 1.60935 kilometers. 1 mile equals 5,280 feet. 1 acre equals 0.4047 hectare. 1 acre equals 43,560 square feet. 1 acre equals 209 feet square, nearly. 1 square mile equals 2.59 square kilometers. 1 cubic foot equals 0.0283...
Page 146 - Reconnaissances in the Cape Nome and Norton Bay regions, Alaska, in 1900,
Page 233 - Attention is called to the fact that the zero of the gage is placed at an arbitrary datum and has no relation to zero flow or the bottom of the river. In general, the zero is located somewhat below the lowest known flow, so that negative readings shall not occur.
Page 146 - Nn. 345, 1908, pp. 179-186. The Fortymile gold placer district, by LM Prindle. In Bulletin No. 345, 1908, pp. 187-197. Water supply of the Fairbanks district in 1907, by CC Covert. In Bulletin No. 345, 1908, pp. 198-205.
Page 15 - ... taken each day. The gage height given in the table represents the elevation of the surface of the water above the zero of the gage. At most stations the gage is read in the morning and in the evening. The discharge measurements and gage heights are the base data from which the other tables are computed. In cases of extensive development it is expected that engineers will use...