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Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona

Clyde P. Ross

Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona

by Clyde P. Ross

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Arizona.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clyde P. Ross.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 490-C
    ContributionsMeinzer, Oscar Edward, 1876-1948.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 4, 271-315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22975310M

    The Tonopah Desert is a small desert plains region of the Sonoran Desert, located west of Phoenix, is adjacent north of Interstate 10 and lies at the southwest intersection of the Hassayampa River with the Gila Tonopah Desert is also just north of the Gila Bend Mountains massif which create the Gila Bend of the y: United States. The Devil’s Highway—El Camino del Diablo—crosses hundreds of miles and thousands of years of Arizona and Southwest history. This heritage trail follows a torturous route along the U.S. Mexico border through a lonely landscape of cactus, desert flats, drifting sand Cited by: 7.

    Bryan, K., , The Papago country, Arizona; a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance with a guide to desert watering places: U.S, Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper , p. Arizona place names: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, p. Gregory, H. E., , The Navajo country; a geographic and hydrographic. Arizona is divided into 15 counties, and has 90 incorporated cities and imately 65 percent of Arizona residents live in Maricopa County, which had a population of 3,, as of the pa County ranks fourth among the nation's counties in terms of population, and is more populated than 24 of the U.S. states. The county seat of Maricopa County is Phoenix, which is.

    Diversity. The broad range of Southwest species, which thrive often under extreme conditions, speaks to the tenacity of life. According to the National Park Service, more than species hold residence during the course of a year in the Mojave Desert's Death Valley National Park, where summer air temperatures in the parched lower basin routinely exceed degrees Fahrenheit and soil.   Gila Bend is a small town (about 1, people) in Arizona that is sure to offer a unique experience, even if you just need to stop for the night. This quaint, retro desert area offers many national and historic sites to explore, as well as some out-of-this-world lodgings.


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Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona by Clyde P. Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

ROUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES IN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA. PREFACE. By O. MEINZER. The desert region of the United States forms a great triangle whose base, miles long, is the Mexican border from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos River, in Texas, and whose apex is in north-central : Clyde Polhemus Ross, Oscar Edward Meinzer.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ross, Clyde P. (Clyde Polhemus), Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona. Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Clyde P Ross; Oscar Edward Meinzer; Geological Survey (U.S.).

TO DESERT WATERING PLAGES IN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA. PREFACE. By O. The desert region of the United Sjtates forms a great triangle whose base, miles long, is the Mexican border -from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos Jtiver, in Texas, and whose apex is in north-central : David Grosh Thompson.

EOUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES. In the area south of Gila River and west of Santa Cruz Eiver the watering places are few and springs are very rare.

Many of the settlements, especially those around mines, draw their supplies from wells, but the greatest number of wells have been put in as stock- watering by: 1. Routes to desert watering places in the Mohave desert region, California by Thompson, David Grosh,Govt.

print. off. edition, in EnglishPages: Desert Trails A Wild and Diverse Landscape and History. By Jay W. Sharp. Trails – from wilderness pathways to super highways – connect kin to kin, friend to friend, trader to trader, customer to merchant, warrior to foe, the adventurer to adventure, the tycoon to empire, the refugee to sanctuary, the needy to renewal and hope.

The Trail Route The desert route headed west, not as a single thread, but as a complex of trails with converging and diverging branches. Fed by roadways that originated in Missouri, Tennessee, eastern and central Texas, Santa Fe, northern Mexico and other wellsprings of emigration and commerce.

There’s more or less two types of camping in Arizona: desert and high country. Most desert camping is along the shores of reservoirs, and can be done year round. However, summer camping in the desert is hot, so you’ll want to plan to be in the water most of the day, and be prepared with plenty of water, shade, and sunscreen for your group.

The Desert Bar: Arizona's most unusual watering hole. A unique drinking establishment waits at the end of rough, twisting road that challenges most vehicles.

ROUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES IN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA, PREFACE. By O. MEINZER. The desert region of the United States forms a great triangle whose base, miles long, is the Mexican border from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos River, inCited by: 1.

~ Region: Northern Arizona ~ Distance: 15 miles ~ Roadway: Begins on State Route 89A just north of Sedona and goes north up through Oak Creek Canyon and ends at the top of the Mogollon Rim.

Routes to desert watering places in the Mohave desert region, California (U.S. Geological survey. Water-supply paper B) [David Grosh Thompson] on.

#22 of Nature & Parks in Arizona. “ Awesome scenery, changes around every corner, from lots of saguaros, to cholla cacti, to just rocks.

” “ Lots of trails and lots of interesting wildlife such as coyotes, bats, and snakes. The lower Gila region, Arizona, a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance, with a guide to desert watering places Water Supply Paper By: Clyde Polhemus Ross.

SAGEBRUSH ANNIE AND THE SAGEBRUSH ROUTE Page 2 TWO RUTS IN THE SAND. There has always been a road along the Mojave River, as long as people have lived in the desert, but the coming of the automobile highway is another matter. The Gila River (/ ˈ h iː l ə /; O'odham [Pima]: Keli Akimel or simply Akimel, Quechan: Haa Siʼil) is a mile (1, km)-long tributary of the Colorado River flowing through New Mexico and Arizona in the United States.

The river drains an arid watershed of nea square miles (, km 2) that lies mainly within the U.S., but also extends into northern Sonora, : Colorado River. GROUND WATER, GILA BEND INDIAN RESERVATION A5 and basaltic:flows in the north end of the Sauceda Mountains, about 15 miles south of Gila Bend.

Ross, C. P., Routes to desert watering places in the lower Gila region, Arizona: U.S. Geol. Survey Water-Supply Paper C, p. Describes \vatering points along roads west of Gila by: 4. Hit The Road. Las Vegas to Arizona: It May Just Be the Best American Road Trip Crested buttes, spiritual Navajo lands and even an ostrich.

By Bill Wiatrak 3/26/ at am. The Sunset Western Garden Book (Brenzel et al ) divides the state into eight distinct climate zones.

These zones range Zone High desert areas of Arizona and New Mexico; i.e., Globe, Kingman, Bisbee (10º to º F). Pines of Arizona. Get this from a library! The Lower Gila Region, Arizona. A geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance with a guide to desert watering places.

[Clyde P Ross].Arizona is a diverse state with arid desert, towering mountains, and lush landscapes around Flagstaff. The warmer temperatures make cooling off a necessity, particularly in summer.

Thankfully, there are over 15 waterfalls – many in the Havasu region – making it possible to swim, cool down, and admire the magnificent landscape. 1.

Fossil Creek Falls Fossil Creek Falls is near Pine, Arizona.In the publication Vegetation of the Sonoran Desert, Forrest Shreve divided the Sonoran Desert into seven regions according to characteristic vegetation: Lower Colorado Valley, Arizona Upland, Plains of Sonora, Foothills of Sonora, Central Gulf Coast, Vizcaíno Region, and Magdalena s on: Mojave Desert (north), Colorado .