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How big are WWALS watersheds?

Seems like an easy question, but requires some research: how many square miles are drained by the rivers in WWALS watersheds?

Summary Table

This appears to be the answer:

RiverGeorgiaFloridaTotal
Withlacoochee2,0902702,360
Alapaha1,7261141,840
Upper Suwannee River1,9048162,720
Lower Suwannee River1,590 1,590
WWALS5,7202,7908,510

Apparently WWALS watersheds account for 73% about 67% 100% of the Suwannee Basin in Georgia, and 42% about 43% 70% 85.5% of the entire Suwannee River Basin in Florida and Georgia.

And WWALS rivers drain a total Continue reading