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Author Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.

Title Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah : with maps / by J.W. Powell
Edition Second edition
Published Washington : G.P.O., 1879
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 195 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps
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 -- 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 C.E. Dutton -- Irrigable land of that portion of Utah drained by the Colorado River and its tributaries / by A.H. Thompson -- Land grants in aid of internal improvements / by Willis Drummond, Jr
Notes Includes index
One of the reports of the U.S. Geographical and Geological Surveys of the Rocky Mountain Region
Reprinted from the 1878 ed. Two maps of two Utah locations added
Two maps on 2 folded leaves in pocket
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Arid regions -- United States.
Arid regions -- Utah.
Arid regions -- West (U.S.)
Irrigation -- Utah.
Irrigation -- West (U.S.)
Public lands -- United States.
Public lands -- Utah.
Public lands -- West (U.S.)
Rain and rainfall -- West (U.S.)
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
Author Drummond, Willis, 1808-1879.
Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912.
Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918.
Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906.
Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
Other Titles Lands of the arid regions of the United States