Geology and water resources of Owens Valley, California

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .

Written in English

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  • Geology -- California -- Owens River Valley,
  • Groundwater -- California -- Owens River Valley,
  • Inyo County (Calif.)

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Statementby Kenneth J. Hollett ... [et al.] : prepared in cooperation with Inyo County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 2370-B, Hydrology and soil-water-plant relations in the Owens Valley, California -- ch. B
ContributionsHollett, Kenneth J, Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15422808M

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GEOLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES OF OWENS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA. By WILLIS T. LEE. INTRODUCTION. This report is the result of field studies made during the season of under the direc­ tion of Mr.

Darton. The region considered includes Owens Valley, part of Mono Lake and Salt Wells valleys, and the slopes of the adjoining mountain by: 1.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lee, Willis T. (Willis Thomas), Geology and water resources of Owens valley, California. Washington, Govt. Print. Transpiration processes of shallow ground-water shrubs and grasses in the Owens Valley, California, Phase II: Soil water changes and plant responses induced by altered depth to the water table: Report of Inyo County Water Department and city of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to California Water Resources Control Board, 48 p.

STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND VOLCANISM OF OWENS VALLEY REGION CALIFORNIA-A GEOPHYSICAL STUDY By L. PAKISER, M. KANE, and W. JACKSON ABSTRACT Owens Valley in eastern California is one of the western­ most downdropped blocks of the Basin and Range province and is important because it includes part of the boundary betweenCited by: After a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of geology, this book then focuses on the geological highlights of California (young volcanoes, deserts, the Mojave Desert, the Sierra Nevada, the Klamath Mountains, water, the Great Valley, the coast Ranges, earthquakes, faults, and seismic safety, the transverse ranges, and the peninsular /5(27).

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