Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley
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Published by Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada in Reno .
Written in English



  • Nevada,
  • Las Vegas Valley.


  • Subsidences (Earth movements) -- Nevada -- Las Vegas Valley.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn W. Bell.
SeriesBulletin / Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology ;, 95, Bulletin (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology) ;, 95.
LC ClassificationsQE600.3.U6 B45 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3145308M
LC Control Number82623087

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Land Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley. Land subsidence has been a concern in Las Vegas Valley since Maxey and Jameson () first recognized its occurrence. Surveys of various regional and local networks indicated that subsidence occurred at a relatively slow, steady rate throughout large regions of the valley into the mids. Title: Subsidence in Las Vegas Valley Author: John W. Bell Year: Series No.: Bulletin 95 Version: Format: 84 pages, 11 x inches, 39 b/w drawings, 32 b/w photos, 5 tables, 1 appendix, 1 plate,, faults, 29 x 22 inches, b/w Scale: , The geology, hydrology, and land subsidence in Las Vegas Valley; sedimentologic and engineering characteristics of the basin-fill deposits. Urban growth in the Las Vegas Valley has soared in the last few decades. Today Las Vegas sprawls across the valley. As the railroad grew, so did Las Vegas and its thirst for water (Jones and Cahlan, ). To help meet the increasing demand, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was formed in A new period. USGS Subsidence Interest Group Conference Proceedings Edwards Air Force Base, Antelope Valley, California, November , USGS Open-File Report Las Vegas, Nevada, February , USGS Open-File Report

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