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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Irrigation -- West (U.S.),
  • Irrigation -- Utah.,
  • Rain and rainfall -- West (U.S.),
  • Public lands -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesArid region of the United States.
StatementBy J.W. Powell
ContributionsPowell, John Wesley, 1834-1902, Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918, Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912, Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906, Drummond, Willis, jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1671.U5 A4 1879
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 195 p.
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24186281M
OCLC/WorldCa4902901

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  He was instrumental in the formation of the U.S. Geological Survey, which he headed for thirteen years, and is known as the father of the reclamation movement. The Arid Lands was originally published as Report on the Lands of the Arid Regions of the United States in Cited by: 7. Powell's report provides an overview of water issues in the dry West. Maps are titled: "Map of Utah Territory, Representing the Extent of the Irrigable, Timber, and Pasture Lands," "Map of the United States Exhibiting the Grants of Lands Made by the General Government to Aid in the Construction of Railroads and Wagon Roads," and "Rain Chart of. Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands Cited by:   Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States: With a More Detailed Account of the by John Wesley Powell, Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.), Grove Karl Gilbert, Clarence Edward Dutton, Almon Harris Thompson, Willis Drummond.

A report from Maj. J. , 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 . Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.) Drummond, Willis, jr. Washington,Govt. Print. Irrigation, Public lands, Rain and rainfall, United States, Utah, Author: Willis Drummond, Clarence E. Dutton, Grove Karl Gilbert, John Wesley Powell, A. H. Thompson.   The Arid Lands was originally published as Report on the Lands of the Arid Regions of the United States in Wallace Stegner ( - 93) is the author of The Gathering of Zion and Mormon Country, both available in Bison Books editions. John Vernon is Distinguished Professor of English at Binghamton University and the author of ten books.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States by Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.), , Govt. :

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 Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.); Powell, John Wesley, ; Gilbert, Grove Karl, ; Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), ; Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), ; Pages:   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 49th Congress, See also Indian Land Cessions in the United States, No. House Report No. Certain Groves of Big Trees in California. Powell's Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah edited by Wallace Stegner (Harvard University Press, London, O.U.P., , 40s.; pp. xxvii, ) - Volume 7 - P.A.M. Taylor.   In , he prepared for Congress his “Report on the Land of the Arid Regions of the United States” (Powell ), which argued for the requirement of a science-based approach to the development of irrigated agriculture in the arid regions and indicated the area west of the th meridian, apart from the wet coastal regions, to be that by: