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Geological survey circular 346: First fourteen years of Lake Mead

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Title Geological survey circular 346: First fourteen years of Lake Mead
Creator Thomas, Harold E.
Description This circular summarizes the results of recent studies of Lake Mead and its environs. Area-capacity tables, prepared on the basis of a hydrographic survey of the lake in 1948-49, show that the capacity of the reservoir was reduced 4. 9 percent during the first 14 years after Hoover Dam was completed, but the usable capacity was reduced only 3.2 percent. Practically all of this reduction was caused by accumulation of sediment in the reservoir. Studies of inflow and outflow indicate that the...
Date 1949-01-01T07:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/111 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1116&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Geological surveys Reservoir sedimentation Reservoirs--Evaluation United States--Lake Mead Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources Management and Policy Sustainability Water Resource Management

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