A River, No More: The Colorado River and the West

A River, No More: The Colorado River and the West

by Philip L. Fradkin
     
 

Here is the definitive history of the development of the Colorado River and the excessive claims made on its waters from its source in the Wyoming Rockies, to the California and Arizona borders, to a point just short of the Gulf of California in Mexico where it evaporates in the sand.  See more details below

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Here is the definitive history of the development of the Colorado River and the excessive claims made on its waters from its source in the Wyoming Rockies, to the California and Arizona borders, to a point just short of the Gulf of California in Mexico where it evaporates in the sand.

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Reprint of the 1981 edition with a delicious new preface detailing how close the flood of 1983 came to realizing the dream of Abbey's Monkeywrench Gang: a further 1/2 inch rise in Lake Powell could have destroyed the Glen Canyon Dam. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780394415796
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/12/1981
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
384

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