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Final report of the National Waterways Commission.
Final report of the National Waterways Commission.
United States. National Waterways Commission.
Publication Information:
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1912.
Physical Description:
579 pages : folded diagrams ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Theodore E. Burton, Chairman.

Appendices: I. Preliminary report of the National Waterways Commission.--II. The utility of storage reservoirs for flood prevention, power, and navigation, M. O. Leighton.--III. Effect of the federal reservoirs upon the flow of the Mississippi River, 1910, Robert Follansbee.--IV. The practicability of storage reservoirs to prevent floods and to benefit navigation on the Ohio and other rivers of the United States, W. H. Bixby.--V. Forests and water in the light of scientific investigation, Raphael Zon.--VI. the law of waters, G. W. Mooney.--VII. Constitutional provisions of various states relating to watercourses and the use of water, G. W. Mooney.--VIII. Federal statutes relating to water power, G. W. Mooney.--IX. A comparison of American and European waterways with special reference to factors influencing the development of water transportation, E. O. Merchant.
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