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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States.
Washington : Government Printing Office, 1879
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|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:||One of the reports of the U.S. Geographical and Geological Surveys of the Rocky Mountain Region.
Reprinted from the 1878 ed., then out of print, with 2 maps of Utah locations added.
|Description:||xv, 195 p.,  leaves of plates : chart, maps ; 29 cm. + 2 folded leaves of plates (maps) in pocket.|
|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 --
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 C.E. Dutton --
Irrigable land of that portion of Utah drained by the Colorado River and its tributaries / by A.H. Thompson --
Land grants in aid of internal improvements / by Willis Drummond, Jr.
|Other Titles:||Lands of the arid regions of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah|
|Responsibility:||by J.W. Powell.|
- Public lands -- United States.
- Arid regions -- United States.
- Public lands -- West (U.S.)
- Arid regions -- West (U.S.)
- Public lands -- Utah.
- Arid regions -- Utah.
- Irrigation -- West (U.S.)
- Irrigation -- Utah.
- Rain and rainfall -- West (U.S.)
- Arid regions.
- Public lands.
- Rain and rainfall.
- United States.
- United States, West.