A trace of desert waters the Great Basin story by Samuel G. Houghton

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Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Basin,
  • Great Basin.

Subjects:

  • Lakes -- Great Basin.,
  • Rivers -- Great Basin.,
  • Water-supply -- Great Basin.,
  • Great Basin -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementSamuel G. Houghton ; foreword by Samuel I. Zeveloff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB705.G72 H68 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089439M
ISBN 100874172349
LC Control Number94013535
OCLC/WorldCa30108688

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