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The Resource Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah, by John Wesley Powell. Edited by Wallace Stegner

Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah, by John Wesley Powell. Edited by Wallace Stegner

Label
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah
Title
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States
Title remainder
with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah
Statement of responsibility
by John Wesley Powell. Edited by Wallace Stegner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Major Powell's famous 1878 report to the Secretary of the Interior outlines the features of the West's arid regions, and warns against the consequences of trying to impose on a dry country the habits formed in a wet one
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.730978
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD1671.U5
LC item number
A4 1962
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1834-1902
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Powell, John Wesley
Series statement
John Harvard library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public lands
  • Arid regions
  • Public lands
  • Arid regions
  • Public lands
  • Arid regions
  • Irrigation
  • Irrigation
  • Rain and rainfall
  • Arid regions
Label
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah, by John Wesley Powell. Edited by Wallace Stegner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Basic of the present text is the second [edition] published in March 1879."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Wallace Stegner -- A note on the text -- Chronology of the life of John Wesley Powell -- Letters of transmittal -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- I. Physical characteristics of the arid region -- II. The land system needed for the arid region -- III. The rainfall of the western portion of the United States -- IV. Water supply / G.K. Gilbert -- V. Certain important questions relating to irrigable lands -- VI. The lands of Utah -- VII. Irrigable lands of the Salt Lake drainage system / G.K. Gilbert -- VIII. Irrigable lands of the valley of the Sevier River / Captain C.E. Dutton -- IX. Irrigable Lands of that portion of Utah drained by the Colorado River and its tributaries / A.H. Thompson -- X. Land grants in aid of internal developments / Willis Drummond, Jr. -- Index
Control code
232851
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 202 pages
Lccn
62011401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (2 folded in pocket)
Label
Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States : with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah, by John Wesley Powell. Edited by Wallace Stegner
Publication
Note
"Basic of the present text is the second [edition] published in March 1879."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Wallace Stegner -- A note on the text -- Chronology of the life of John Wesley Powell -- Letters of transmittal -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- I. Physical characteristics of the arid region -- II. The land system needed for the arid region -- III. The rainfall of the western portion of the United States -- IV. Water supply / G.K. Gilbert -- V. Certain important questions relating to irrigable lands -- VI. The lands of Utah -- VII. Irrigable lands of the Salt Lake drainage system / G.K. Gilbert -- VIII. Irrigable lands of the valley of the Sevier River / Captain C.E. Dutton -- IX. Irrigable Lands of that portion of Utah drained by the Colorado River and its tributaries / A.H. Thompson -- X. Land grants in aid of internal developments / Willis Drummond, Jr. -- Index
Control code
232851
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 202 pages
Lccn
62011401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (2 folded in pocket)

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