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River Notes - a book by Davis, Wade

River Notes

A Natural and Human History of the Colorado

River Notes( )
Author: Davis, Wade
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.50
Book Description:

Plugged by no fewer than twenty-five dams, the Colorado is the world's most regulated river, providing most of the water supply of Las Vegas, Tucson, and San Diego, and much of the power and water of Los Angeles and Phoenix. If the river ceased flowing, it would soon be necessary to abandon many of the largest cities in the West. The Colorado is indeed a river of life, which makes it all the more tragic that when it approaches the sea, it has been reduced to a toxic trickle, its delta...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Hydraulics
Travel / United States / West / Mountain (Az, Co, Id, Mt, Nm, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Science / Environmental Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.484 Pounds

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