Colorado River and Tributaries, Texas. Profiles Colorado River.

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Map of the Colorado River and its tributaries, showing spillways, dams, proposed sites for dams, average bank lines, elevations above mean sea level datum (in feet), and U.S. Geological Survey river flow gauges (active and inactive). The map also includes highways and major towns located near the river banks. Scale varies.

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1 map ; 66 x 99 cm.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. October 1944.

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Map of the Colorado River and its tributaries, showing spillways, dams, proposed sites for dams, average bank lines, elevations above mean sea level datum (in feet), and U.S. Geological Survey river flow gauges (active and inactive). The map also includes highways and major towns located near the river banks. Scale varies.

Physical Description

1 map ; 66 x 99 cm.

Notes

Lower-right corner: "Drawn by G.B.P. Checked by: A.J.K."

"To accompany survey report on Colorado River dated May 15, 1945."

"File: Colo. 601-68. Plate 19."

Upper-left corner: "War Department."

Upper-right corner: "Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army."

Note in upper-right corner: "Notes: - High water shown is maximum flood of records. Elevation of bridges is elevation of low steel."

Map uses 1938 flood data. Has information on sources of data in the upper-right corner.

Signatures of those who submitted, recommended, approved, and prepared the map in the lower-right corner.

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Abilene Library Consortium

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Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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  • October 1944

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

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  • Jan. 26, 2015, 11:19 a.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Colorado River and Tributaries, Texas. Profiles Colorado River., map, October 1944; Galveston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492954/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.