General Features Data
 

  acres square miles hectares square kilometers
Watershed Area 837.02 1.31 338.73 3.39
     Land Area 651.98 1.02 263.85 2.64
     Water Area 185.04 0.29 74.88 0.75
Trustom Pond 180.96 0.28 73.23
0.73
Other
4.08
0.01
1.65
0.02
 
 
feet
meters
   
Average Pond Depth
1.3
0.4
   
   
 
inches
feet
centimeters
meters
Tidal Range non-tidal except when breached by storms
 
 
parts per thousand
     
Average Salinity
5
 
 
 
days
Flushing Time
only flushed when breached by storms
 
Year Pemanently Breached
not permanently breached
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Provided courtesy of Rhode Island Sea Grant
Important Notes:
Other water area may be a mix of fresh and marine/estuarine types
Watershed area includes all water area
Land area is watershed area less all water area

Data References:
Watershed, water & land areas from RIGIS 2001
Depth data from Lee 1980
Tidal Rnge data from Lee & Olsen 1985
Salinity data from Lee 1980
Flushing time data from Desbonnet & Lee 1996

For more information on this project,contact Virginia Lee.

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