Department of the Interior United States geological survey
Hydrologic investigations atlas HA-519
Geological survey of Corning and vicinity featured on upper half of atlas. Survey includes Area flooded June 1972; Flood limit 1972; River miles upstream from mouth of Chemung River; Flood peak elevation, in feet above mean sea level; and Direction of flow. Description of flood, including four graphs, one table, one diagram, and one photograph, featured on lower half of atlas. These figures include Bi-hourly (every 2 hours) precipitation at Hornell, New York, June 20-23, 1972; Peak flood stages above gage height 18.0 feet, Chemung River at Corning, New York, 1865-1972; Schematic diagram of the floodflows entering Chemung River at Corning, flood of June 23, 1972; Flood-frequency curves, Chemung River basin, New York; Profiles of floods on Cohocton, Tioga and Chemung Rivers; Peak stages and discharges, Chemung River basin, flood of June 23, 1972; and [photograph of] Flooding in vicinity of Warren and East William Streets in Corning, flood of June 1972.
"Interior--Geological survey, Washington, D.C.--1973--W73241" -- typed on lower right corner.
"For sale by U.S. Geological Survey, price 75 cents" -- typed on lower right corner.
Sent to photography February 2012 (photography no. 1000110690) for inclusion in exhibition titled "The flood of '72: community, collections, and conservation" held at the Rakow Research Library from May 24, 2012-December 31, 2013.
Atlas is accompanied by tan envelope: Department of the Interior United States Geological Survey; Flood of June 1972 at Corning, New York by Kenneth I. Darmer and Lloyd A. Wagner; Hydrologic Investigations Atlas.