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Sea lamprey and lake trout

No abstract available.
Authors
Vernon C. Applegate, James W. Moffett

Geology of the Starr molybdenum mine, Okanogan County, Washington

The Starr molybdenum mine, Okanogan County, Wash., is about 5 airline miles west of Tonasket in the north-central part of the State. The mineralized zone has been explored to a depth of 250 feet by means of three adit levels, one sublevel, and a raise which connects two of the adits and the sublevel. In all, there are about 2,700 feet of underground workings. The mine has neither machinery nor a d
Authors
S. C. Creasey

Killers of the Great Lakes

No abstract available.
Authors
James W. Moffett

Western Molybdenum Company mine, Chewelah District, Stevens County, Washington

The Western Molybdenum Co. mine was opened many years ago to obtain copper. The only production was several carloads of crude copper ore shipped during World War I. An unsuccessful attempt to produce molybdenum was made in 1939-1941.
Authors
John R. Cooper

High Plains, or Llano Estacado, Texas-New Mexico

No abstract available.
Authors
Carl H. Gaum

Chemical and physical quality examination

In a balanced study of water pollution or water utilization a thorough chemical and physical examination is essential. This provides a basis for evaluation of stream conditions, their effects and remedies. Such information is of value to the general public who are interested in clean water and in recreation, hunting, fishing, and wildlife; to the chemist, engineer, hydrologist, and industrialist w
Authors
William Lamar

Hydrology of Lake Erie and tributaries

The drainage area of the Great Lakes is equal to nearly one-tenth of the entire area of the United States; 58 percent of this area lies within the United States. The information in Table 3 affords a ready comparison of the land and water areas involved in the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes system. It will be noted that the total water surface is almost one-third of the entire drainage
Authors
L. C. Crawford