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Cadillac Desert : The American West and Its Disappearing Water (Revised) (Paperback) (Marc Reisner)
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"Beautifully written and meticulously researched."St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation in the American West.
Details the achievements of creating a desert civilization and projects on the future problems of limited groundwater reserves, silting up of reservoirs, and contamination of soil
Number of Pages: 5828
Genre: Science, Nature
Sub-Genre: Rivers, Earth Sciences / Geology, Environmental Science
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Marc Reisner
Street Date: June 1, 1993
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-8322
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