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Water-table decline in the south-central Great Basin during the Quaternary period

Water-table decline in the south-central Great Basin during the Quaternary period

implications for toxic-waste disposal

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-file Services Section, Western Distribution Branch in Reston, Va, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water table -- Great Basin.,
  • Water table -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isaac J. Winograd and Barney J. Szabo.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 85-697, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 85-697.
    ContributionsSzabo, B. J., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17085883M

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WATER-TABLE DECLINE IN THE SOUTH-CENTRAL GREAT BASIN DURING THE QUATERNARY PERIOD: IMPLICATIONS FOR TOXIC WASTE DISPOSAL by Isaac J. Winograd and Barney J. Szabo ABSTRACT The distribution of vein calcite, tufa, and other features in­ dicative of paleo-ground water discharge, indicates that during theCited by: 5.

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