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Report upon the physics and hydraulics of the Mississippi River; upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths: based upon surveys and investigations made under the acts of Congress directing the topographical and hydrographical survey of the delta of the Mississippi River, with such investigations as might lead to determine the most practicable plan for securing it from inundation, and the best mode of deepening the channels at the mouths of the river. Submitted to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, War Department. 1861. <Reprinted with additions.> Preview this item
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Report upon the physics and hydraulics of the Mississippi River; upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths: based upon surveys and investigations made under the acts of Congress directing the topographical and hydrographical survey of the delta of the Mississippi River, with such investigations as might lead to determine the most practicable plan for securing it from inundation, and the best mode of deepening the channels at the mouths of the river. Submitted to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, War Department. 1861. <Reprinted with additions.>

Author: A A Humphreys; Henry L Abbot
Publisher: Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1876.
Series: Professional papers of the Corps of engineers, U.S. army, no. 13 No. 4. Professional papers of the Corps of topographical engineers, U.S. army ... 1861. Reprinted with additions in 1876
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : English
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Humphreys; Henry L Abbot
OCLC Number: 3638167
Description: xxiii, [1], 691 p. : xxv fold. pl. (incl. maps, diagrs.) tables ; 32 cm.
Contents: Basin of the Mississippi River --
The Mississippi River below the junction of the Missouri --
State of the science of hydraulics as applied to rivers --
Method of gauging the Mississippi, its tributaries, and its crevasses --
Experimental theory of water in motion; new law, formulæ, etc. --
Protection against the floods of the Mississippi --
Delta of the Mississippi --
Mouths of the Mississippi.
Series Title: Professional papers of the Corps of engineers, U.S. army, no. 13 No. 4. Professional papers of the Corps of topographical engineers, U.S. army ... 1861. Reprinted with additions in 1876
Responsibility: prepared by Captain A.A. Humphreys and Lieut. H.L. Abbot.

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