USGS/NIPC Historic Hydrologic Atlases

Historic Hydrologic Atlases showing the approximate depth and extent of flooding for individual 1:24,000 USGS quadrangles (and one additional non-Quad study area) in the 6-county Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC) region, created by the USGS and NIPC in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The atlases include the extent of historic floods, gage height during flood events, and flood discharge rates, alongside related information. Refer to the index map to see Atlas availability.

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Author U. S. Geological Survey and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission
Maintainer U. S. Geological Survey
Version Historic
Last Updated February 5, 2018, 13:37
Created February 2, 2018, 20:45