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The 1963-64 Lake Mead Survey

Digital Scholarship@UNLV

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Title The 1963-64 Lake Mead Survey
Creator Lara, J. M. Sanders, J. I. Bureau of Reclamation
Description The 1963-64 Lake Mead survey was run to compute the reservoir capacity. Results of the geodetic and hydrographic surveys and sediment sampling equipment are described. The geodetic survey showed Hoover Dam subsided an average of 118 mm since 1935. Sonic sounding, photogrammetry, and crosssectional profiling methods were used to run the hydrographic survey. Reservoir area and capacity tables were generated using an electronic computer. The present lake capacity is 29,755,000 acre-ft and the...
Date 1970-08-01T07:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Evaporation measurement Lake conservation Sedimentation and deposition Hoover Dam (Ariz. And Vev.) Sonar Civil and Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Environmental Sciences Fluid Dynamics Geology Natural Resources and Conservation Soil Science

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