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Author Drummond, Willis, 1808-1879
Author Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912
Author Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918
Author Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
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 https://www.pgdp.net (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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