- The failure of Teton Dam, in June 5, 1976, produced a peak discharge at the damsite of 2,300,000 cfs.
- About 100 miles downstream, the peak discharge had attenuated to 50,000 cfs, or about 2% of the original value.
Failure of Teton Dam, on the Teton River, Idaho, June 5, 1976.
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