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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.

Author: John Wesley PowellGrove Karl GilbertClarence E DuttonA H ThompsonWillis Drummond, Jr.All authors
Publisher: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1878.
Series: 45th Cong., 2d sess. House. Ex. doc., no. 73
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, Jr.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 12038321
Description: xiii, 195 pages 3 folded 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.
Series Title: 45th Cong., 2d sess. House. Ex. doc., no. 73
Responsibility: With maps. By J.W. Powell ...

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