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Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States with a more detailed account of the land of Utah with maps

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A report from Maj. J. W.Powell, geologist in charge of the United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, upon the lands of the Arid Region of the United States, setting forth the extent of said region, and making suggestions as to the conditions under which the lands embraced within its limit may be rendered available for agricultural and grazing purposes. With the report is transmitted a statement of the rainfall of the western portion of the United States, with reports upon the subject of irrigation by Capt. C. E. Button, U. S. A., Prof. A. H. Thompson, and Mr. G. K. Gilbert.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States with a more detailed account of the land of Utah with maps
Series title:
Monograph
Subseries
U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region
Edition:
2nd
Year Published:
1879
Language:
English
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region
Description:
xv, 195 p.; 3 Plates: 79 x 101 cm. or smaller
Country:
United States
State:
Utah