Water-Supply Paper Volume 490, PT. 1

Water-Supply Paper Volume 490, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the open desert, avoiding all supply points except Silver Lake. 0.0 Silver Lake. Railroad crossing at south end of town. Geological Survey sign. Go northeast up alluvial slope. 4.1 Branch road on left (northeast) leads to taic prospects. 8.7 Road forks. Geological Survey sign. Road on left (north of east) leads to Francis Spring, Old Sandy Mill, and Gooodsprings, and to Tecopa and Zabriskie by way of Pahrump Valley. (See p. 205.) Follow road to right (south of east) for Valley Wells, Cima, and Nipton. Take right-hand road. 9.2 Branch road leads to right (southeast). This road leads to a mill about 2 miles distant, near which three wells are said to be located. 10.0 Road comes in on left (north) from Goodsprings road, and just beyond a branch road on right (southeast) leads to Hytens Well, 0.2 mile. Water is obtainable from an inclined shaft, in which the depth to water is 125 feet. The shaft was equipped with a windlass and bucket in 1917. 10.1 Road comes in on right from Hytens Well. 11.8 Old road branches to left (northeast). 14. 6 Halloran Spring, 100 feet east of road, near a water trough. Water is of good quality. Road leads south around a hill on the left. 14.7 Old road branches to right (southwest) down wash. Geological Survey sign. Main road immediately beyond turns to left (east). 14.9 Faint road branches to right (south of east). Main road continues slightly north of east parallel to a rock cliff on left hand. 16.3 Faint road branches to right (southeast). 19.1 Branch road comes in on right (southwest). 21. 5 Old road branches to left (southeast). This is impassable for automobiles. 28. 5 Old corral at Valley Wells west of smelter. Geological Survey sign. Water of only fair quality at well on left side of road on east side of...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696795X
  • 9781236967954