Congressional Edition Volume . 7349

Congressional Edition Volume . 7349

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...reports, I concur in the views of the district engineer and the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, and therefore report that tho further improvement by the United Statos of Oakland Harbor, Cal." is deemed advisable to the extent of modifying the existing project so as to include the maintenance, up to within 75 feet of the pierhead line, of the area along the south side of the channel from Harrison Street eastward to Brooklyn Basin, at an estimated cost of $12,000 a year, provided that such area shall first be dredged to project depth by local interests. W. M. Black, Major General. REPORT OF TOE BOARD OF ENGINEERS FOR RIVERS ND HARBORS. Second indorsement. The Board Of Engineers Fob Rivers And Harbors, February 12, 1918. To the Chief Of Engineers, U. S. Army. 1. The following is in review of the district engineer's report authorized by the river and harbor act of July 25, 1912, on preliminary examination of Oakland Harbor, Cal. 2. This harbor is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. It is divided into two parts, an inner harbor, consisting of the tidal estuary lying between the cities of Oakland and Alameda, and an outer harbor consisting of the Key Route Basin and the Southern Pacific Basin. The inner harbor is connected with San Leandro Bay to the south by an artificial canal about 2 miles in length. 3. The existing project adopted by the river and harbor act of June 25, 1910, provides for a channel 500 feet wide and 30 feet deep at mean lower low water from deep water in San Francisco Bay through Oakland Estuary to Brooklyn Basin, a distance of about 4J miles, 300 feet wide and 25 feet deep around said basin and 18 feet deep through Oakland Tidal Canal to San Leandro Bay, a further distance of 4f miles, making a total...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236609263
  • 9781236609267