Rivergator #016: DAY 01 (Maps, Photo, Video)

Day 1 Tracking with DeLorme inReach Explorer

Day 1 Tracking with DeLorme inReach Explorer

US Army Corps of Engineers Map of last three miles on the Missouri River to the Confluence.

US Army Corps of Engineers Map of last three miles on the Missouri River to the Confluence.

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GPS Information Tracker (via inReach Satellite Communicator Map

Date: 3/20/17

Start: Columbia Bottoms (Lat: 38.824451 Lon: -90.163539)

End: Duck Island (Lat: 38.807616 Lon: -90.123444)

Time on river: 41 min (6:47 PM - 7:28 PM)

Distance paddled: 3.56mi (5.72km; 3.09 nm)

Average speed: 5.70 mph

Climatology (via National Weather Service):

Temperature: 68° F

Wind Speed: 9.2

Sky Cover: 0.5 oktas*

Humidity: 51%

*In meteorology, an okta is a unit of measurement used to describe the amount of cloud cover at any given location such as a weather station. Sky conditions are estimated in terms of how many eighths of the sky are covered in cloud, ranging from 0 oktas (completely clear sky) through to 8 oktas (completely overcast). (via Wikipedia)

Author's note: The above weather measurements are averages for the recorded date. Please refer to the National Weather Service for more detailed records.