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Platter Kill
Country United States
State New York
County Schoharie
Physical characteristics
River mouth Schoharie Creek
932 ft (284 m)
Length 24.8 mi (39.9 km)
Basin features
Basin size 11 sq mi (28 km2)

Platter Kill is a tributary of Schoharie Creek.

The Platter Kill's 11-square-mile (28 km2) watershed accounts for about 1.2 percent of the Schoharie basin.


USGS Platter Kill
Graph from Gilboa USGS stream gauge showing rise in discharge after Tropical Storm Irene

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has maintained one stream gauge along Platter Kill in operation since 1975. The station located 0.6 miles (0.97 km) northwest of Gilboa, had a maximum discharge of 1,750 cubic feet (50 m3) per second on August 28, 2011, as Hurricane Irene passed through the area, and a minimum discharge of 0.31 cubic feet (0.0088 m3) per second on March 11, 2015.

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