Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West by Donald Worster (Downloadable article, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West by Donald Worster

Author: Stroshane, Tim
Publisher: eScholarship, University of California 1988-01-01
Edition/Format:   Downloadable article
Publication:Berkeley Planning Journal, vol 3, no 2
Summary:
Next time you pass through the city of Oroville in Northern California on State H ighway 70, take a detour through town and go up to the Oroville Dam. Take the road that follows the channel of the Feather River, winding through hills clothed in manzanita, madrone, and oak. You will soon round a bend to the impressive sight of the world's tallest earthen dam at 770 feet. Swing up past the dam to the visitor center's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: article
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Article
All Authors / Contributors: Stroshane, Tim
OCLC Number: 1034713077
Language Note: english
Notes: application/pdf

Abstract:

Next time you pass through the city of Oroville in Northern California on State H ighway 70, take a detour through town and go up to the Oroville Dam. Take the road that follows the channel of the Feather River, winding through hills clothed in manzanita, madrone, and oak. You will soon round a bend to the impressive sight of the world's tallest earthen dam at 770 feet. Swing up past the dam to the visitor center's museum. Against one wall, amid the wildlife taxidermy and Gold Rush artifacts, is a white graphic outline of the state of Cali­ fornia. Throughitsmidsectionathickbluearrowslashesfromnorthto south. It is simply captioned: "The Plan."

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