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Hydraulic-mining débris in the Sierra Nevada

Author: Grove Karl Gilbert
Publisher: Washington : U.S. Gov't Print. Off., 1917.
Series: Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)), no. 105.
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Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918.
Hydraulic-mining débris in the Sierra Nevada.
Washington : U.S. Gov't Print. Off., 1917
(OCoLC)595682326
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grove Karl Gilbert
OCLC Number: 4680933
Notes: Many of the plates printed on both sides of leaf.
Description: 154 p. : ill., maps, plates ; 29 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Abstract --
Chapter I. Introduction --
Chapter II. Natural condition of the Sacramento basin with respect especially to the movement of detritus and the regimen of rivers --
Chapter III. Subsidence of the land --
Chapter IV. Changes in the condition of rivers from artificial causes --
Chapter V. Changes in the condition of bays --
Chapter VI. Quantity and distribution of detritus --
Chapter VII. Studies on the lower Yuba --
Chapter VIII. Looking forward --
Chapter IX. Relations of débris movment to the Golden Gate bar --
Chapter X. The outlook for hydraulic mining --
Appendix A. Observations of currents in the Golden Gate --
Appendix B. The tidal prism of tidal marshes --
Appendix C. Comparison of surveys of the bar at the entrance to San Francisco Harbor --
Index.
Series Title: Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)), no. 105.
Other Titles: Department of the Interior
Responsibility: by Grove Karl Gilbert.

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