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Bulletin - United States Geological Survey Volume 227 (Paperback) Loot Price: R365
Discovery Miles 3 650
Bulletin - United States Geological Survey Volume 227 (Paperback): Geological Survey
Bulletin - United States Geological Survey Volume 227 (Paperback): Geological Survey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ... the establishment of prosperous homes on the national domain. The law is so drawn as to encourage the making of small farms and to prevent the monopolization of lands. Not more than 160 acres in the hands of one person can receive water from the Government works; and every effort is made to promote settlement in small tracts by men who will obtain their living from the cultivation of the soil. Bringing to the West and establishing on small tracts thousands of industrious farmers will mean prosperity not merely to the individuals directly concerned, but to the manufacturing, jobbing, and transporting interests of the whole country-These farmers purchase their supplies from the East, and for every self-supporting home on the public domain there must be an increased demand for labor in the mills and factories of the East. For reports by the reclamation service, see the Survey's list of publications. PUUIvI CATION BRANCH. EDITORIAL DIVISION. Though the literary and cartographic output of the United States Geological Survey has now become large, exceeding that of most other Government bureaus, its publications during the first few years following the establishment of the Survey, in 1879, were, naturally, not numerous; the appropriations and the organization were small, and time was necessary for work and investigations to progress to a stage sufficiently advanced to justify publication. During those early years editorial supervision was exercised by the Director and the chief clerk. By the year 1884, however, the amount of manuscript currently submitted had grown so large that these officers could no longer perform this work in addition to their other duties. In that year, therefore, an editor was appointed, and since then there has been maintained in the Surve...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Geological Survey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-29176-9
Barcode: 9781236291769
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-29176-X

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