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Damming Grand Canyon: the 1923 USGS Colorado River expedition

dc.contributor.authorBoyer, Diane E., author
dc.contributor.authorWebb, Robert H., author
dc.contributor.authorUtah State University Press, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.tableofcontentsWater and the Colorado desert -- Where should the dams be? politics, the Colorado River Compact, and the Geological Survey's role -- Prelude to an expedition: Washington and Flagstaff -- A cumbersome journey: Flagstaff to Lee's Ferry to the Little Colorado River -- Surveys and portages: Furnace Flats through the Inner Gorge -- Of flips and floods: Bass Canyon to Diamond Creek -- Feeling their oats: Diamond Creek to Needles -- Aftermath: politics and the strident hydraulic engineer.
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dc.subject.lcshRiver surveys -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- History -- 20th century
dc.subject.lcshDams -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- History -- 20th century
dc.subject.lcshWater-supply -- Political aspects -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- History -- 20th century
dc.subject.lcshWater resources development -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- History -- 20th century
dc.subject.lcshGrand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel
dc.subject.lcshColorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel
dc.subject.lcshGrand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Environmental conditions
dc.subject.lcshColorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Environmental conditions
dc.titleDamming Grand Canyon: the 1923 USGS Colorado River expedition


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