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Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley
Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley


 
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Title: Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley

Author: John W. Bell
Year: 1981
Series No.: Bulletin 95
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Format: 84 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, 39 b/w drawings, 32 b/w photos, 5 tables, 1 appendix, 1 plate--1:62,500, faults, 29 x 22 inches, b/w
Scale: 1:62,500

The geology, hydrology, and land subsidence in Las Vegas Valley; sedimentologic and engineering characteristics of the basin-fill deposits; groundwater use; and the origin, effects, and prediction of subsidence in the valley; references. Originally prepared in 1978 at the request of the Governor of Nevada's Planning Coordinator to give a comprehensive overview of Las Vegas Valley subsidence; subsequent leveling data in Las Vegas Valley are in Open-File Report 80-7, Open-File Report 81-5, Open-File Report 82-10, Open-File Report 87-7, and Open-File Report 93-4. See also Open-File Report 01-4 and Open-File Report 01-5.

Original Product Code: B95