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Approximate land-surface subsidence in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1906-78, 1943-78, and 1973-78

Open-File Report 80-338

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Abstract

This report consists of three maps that show approximate land-surface subsidence in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas, during the periods 1906-78, 1943-78, and 1973-78. The data, which are based on releveling by the National Geodetic Survey, show that subsidence has accelerated in the western part of Harris County. (USGS)

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Approximate land-surface subsidence in the Houston-Galveston region, Texas, 1906-78, 1943-78, and 1973-78
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
80-338
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1980
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
3 maps ;49 x 39 cm.; 4 p.