Project Jukebox

Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Water depth, speed and temperature in open lead at bottom of Peirce's Island

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Knut Kielland reports that the lead at the bottom of Peirce's Island is 7 feet deep, with an estimated 6 mph current, and water temperature of just at freezing.
Date Process Observed: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011