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Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States: With a More Detailed Account of the Lands of Utah. With Maps

By J.W. Powell
Format
Book; Government Document; Online; EBook
Published
Washington, Govt. print. off., 1879.
Edition
2d ed
Language
English
Related Title
Arid region of the United States.
Contents
  • Physical characteristics of the arid region.
  • The land-system needed for the arid region.
  • The rainfall of the western portion of the United States [based upon the "Smithsonian tables of precipitation in rain and snow"]--Water supply, by G.K. Gilbert.
  • Certain important questions relating to irrigable lands.
  • The lands of Utah.
  • Irrigable lands of the Salt lake drainage system, by G.K. Gilbert.
  • Irrigable lands of the valley of the Sevier river, by Capt. C.E. Dutton.
  • Irrigable lands of that portion of Utah drained by the Colorado river and its tributaries, by Prof. A.H. Thompson.
  • Land grants in aid of internal improvements, by Willis Drummond, jr.
Description
xv, 195 p. maps. 30 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
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