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Author Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Author Drummond, Willis, 1808-1879
Author Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912
Author Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918
Author Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906
LoC No. rc01001572
Title Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah
Original Publication United States: Government Printing Office, 1879.
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.
Credits The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class F590.3: United States local history: The West. Trans-Mississippi Region. Great Plains
LoC Class HD: Social sciences: Economic history and conditions, Production
LoC Class TC: Technology: Ocean engineering
Subject Public lands -- United States
Subject Irrigation -- West (U.S.)
Subject Irrigation -- Utah
Subject Rain and rainfall -- West (U.S.)
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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