The Gallinas River in Liberia reaches the Atlantic between Grand Cape Mount and Cape Saint Ann; the area was infamous in the 1800s for its active participation in the slave trade under the Gallinas people.Pedro Blanco, a notorious Spanish slave trader, was based on the coast of Sierra Leone at Gallinas between 1822 and 1838.In 1840 Richard Doherty, the Governor of Sierra Leone, discovered that Fry Norman, a Black British subject and her child were being held as slaves on the islands at the mouth of the Gallinas River. Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Gallinas River Near Lourdes with a streamflow rate of 2.39 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Gallinas River, reporting a gauge stage of 1.49 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Gallinas River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 5,940 ft, the Gallinas River Near Lourdes .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Gallinas River Near Lourdes
|2 cfs||1.49 ft|
Gallinas R Nr Colonias
|0 cfs||1.21 ft|