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Muskrat at the Souris River

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One of many muskrats at the Souris River near Westhope, North Dakota. Streamflow was measured by USGS personnel in the boat and was approximately 12,200 cubic feet per second and gage height (stage) was 18.90 feet. For perspective, flood stage is 10 feet, moderate flood stage is 14 feet, and major flood stage is 16 feet.


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