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Damming Grand Canyon: The 1923 USGS Colorado River Expedition

Diane E. Boyer and Robert H. Webb ; U.S. Geological Survey ; foreword by Michael Collier
Format
Book
Published
Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, c2007.
Language
English
ISBN
0874216605 (cloth : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Water and the Colorado desert
  • Where should the dams be? politics, the Colorado River Compact, and the Geological Survey's role
  • Prelude to an expedition : Washington and Flagstaff
  • A cumbersome journey : Flagstaff to Lee's Ferry to the Little Colorado River
  • Surveys and portages : Furnace Flats through the Inner Gorge
  • Of flips and floods : Bass Canyon to Diamond Creek
  • Feeling their oats : Diamond Creek to Needles
  • Aftermath : politics and the strident hydraulic engineer.
Description
xiii, 289 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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