Damming Grand Canyon [electronic resource] : the 1923 USGS Colorado River expedition / Diane E. Boyer and Robert H. Webb ; U.S. Geological Survey ; foreword by Michael Collier
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- Water 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.
- Geological Survey (U.S.)—History—20th century
- Geological Survey (U.S.)—Biography
- River surveys—Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)—History—20th century
- Dams—Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)—History—20th century
- Water-supply—Political aspects—Arizona—Grand Canyon—History—20th century
- Water resources development—Arizona—Grand Canyon—History—20th century
- Grand Canyon (Ariz.)—Description and travel
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)—Description and travel
- Grand Canyon (Ariz.)—Environmental conditions
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)—Environmental conditions
- 9780874216608 (cloth : alk. paper)
0874216605 (cloth : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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