The purpose of this report is to summarize briefly the history of the Surface Water Research project since its inception in 1952, the work accomplished, and the problems encountered. In general, each topic is discussed under two periods of time: 1952-1963, when projects were confined to the Helmand River Valley and was entitled Helmand Surface Water Investigations (306-12-021, 306-M-12-AD and 306-AC-12-AD5), and 1963-1969 when activities were expanded to cover most of Afghanistan and title was changed to Surface Water Research (306-11-190-002). Prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Water and Soil Survey Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Royal Government of Afghanistan under the auspices of the United States Agency for International Development.
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Surface water investigations in Afghanistan: a summary of activities from 1952 to 1969
U.S. Geological Survey
50 p., ill., fold. map (in pocket) ; 27 cm. and appendices (18 v. in portfolio : ill. (some fold. in pockets), maps (some fold. in pockets) ; 26 x 30 cm.)