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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.).
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1879
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Wesley Powell; Grove Karl Gilbert; Clarence E Dutton; A H Thompson; Willis Drummond; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
|Notes:||Three maps on folded leaves in pocket.|
|Description:||xv, 195 pages, 3 leaves of plates : maps ; 30 cm|
|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.|
|Other Titles:||Arid region of the United States.|
|Responsibility:||by J.W. Powell.|