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The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink

H. T. Cory

The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink

by H. T. Cory

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Published by J. J. Newbegin in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Imperial Valley (Calif. and Mexico),
  • Salton Sea (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Imperial Valley (Calif. and Mexico),
    • Salton Sea (Calif.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. T. Cory ... with introductory monograph by W. P. Blake ...
      ContributionsBlake, William P. 1826-1910.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC425.C6 C6 1915
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, [1] p., 1 l., 61, [1204]-1581 p. incl. double front. (ports.)
      Number of Pages1581
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6583182M
      LC Control Number16000253
      OCLC/WorldCa2720494

      The lake occupies the lowest elevations of the Salton Sink in the Colorado Desert of Imperial and Riverside counties in Southern California. Its surface is ft ( m) below sea level as of January The deepest point of the sea is 5 ft ( Location: Colorado Desert, Imperial and Riverside . ridge it drains to the west and north through the Mexicali Valley and Imperial Valley into Salton Sink, now covered by Salton Sea. The lowest point in the basin is near the north end of Salton Sink, where the elevation is feet below sea level – about the same elevation as the lowest point in Death Valley. Imperial Valley.

      The Story of the First Decade in Imperial Valley, California by Edgar F. Howe and Wilbur Jay Hall – p. ; The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink by Harry Thomas Cory with Introductory Monograph by William Phipps Blake – ; The Salton Sea – An Accounting of Harriman’s Fight with the Colorado River by George Kennan – Known for: Flooding of the Salton Sink and . Source(s); The Salton Sea Menace by Edwin Duryea Jr. from Out West Magazine Vol XXIV, No 1 – Jan p. 15, 16; Destructive Floods in the United States in by Edward Charles Murphy – p. 54; Statement of C R Rockwood – In the Matter of the Liability of the California Development Company for the Flooding of Salton Basin by Charles Rockwood – p. 22; .

      User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is easily one of the best accounts of the creation of the Salton Sea. At a time when the Salton Sea is due for restoration, this historical account is just as important today as it was years ago. This quick read is a prerequisite before anyone comments on the applicability of the work of the Salton Sea Authority and Natural Resources 5/5(2). About Trappers, including Kit Carson, Jedediah Smith and Wm. Wolfskill, make trips to the lower Colorado and the Salton Sink. Colorado River flooding recorded to the Salton Sink. New River possibly formed at this time. Oliver M. Wozencraft records a flood by the Colorado River into the Salton Sink. '49ers begin crossing Imperial Valley on their way .


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The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink [William Phipps Blake, Harry Thomas Cory] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages1/5(2).

Title: The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink Author: Cory, H.T., B.S., M.M.E, M.C.E. Created Date: 3/25/ AM. A few years later, a broken levee flooded the low-lying Salton Sink with the river’s full force, creating California’s largest lake by surface area.

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Notes "Part IV is the author's paper: 'Irrigation and river control in the Colorado River delta,' with discussions as it finally appeared in the Transactions of the American society of civil engineers."--Pref. The Salton Trough is considered to be the northern extension of the Gulf of California.

[2] Salton Sea Authority, Salton Sea Restoration: Draft Preferred Project Report (April ), 2. [3] Pat Laflin, “Lost Ships of the Desert,” The Salton Sea: California's overlooked treasure, (Indio, CA: Coachella Valley Historical Society, ). In his book, Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink, Cory wrote: “In nine months the runaway waters of the Colorado had eroded from the New and Alamo river channels and carried down into the Salton Sea a yardage almost four times as great as that of the entire Panama Canal.

The Imperial Valley (Spanish: Valle de Imperial or Valle Imperial) lies in the California counties of Imperial and Riverside in southeastern Southern California with an urban area centered on the city of El Valley is bordered by the Colorado River to the east and, in part, the Salton Sea to the west.

Farther west lies the San Diego and Imperial County on: California, United States. acre-ft acres Alamo approximately average bank basin Boundary break building built California canal carried caused channel closing Colorado River Company completed concrete considerable construction cost covered delta deposits depth Development discharge diversion dredge effect engineering entire expenses extended fact feet flood flow gate Government Gulf head head-gate Imperial Valley.

Since the valley is partially below sea level, the waters never fully receded, but collected in the Salton Sink in what is now called the Salton Sea. Imperial County was formed in from the eastern portion of San Diego County.

The county took its name from Imperial Valley, itself named for the Imperial Land Company, a subsidiary of the County seat: El Centro. Much of this trough lies well below sea level, forming an area known as the Salton Sink. (United States Geological Survey ) or, sometimes, the Cahuilla Basin (Setmire et al.

The sink lies in an actively spreading rift valley (Setmire et al. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink at nd: William Phipps Blake. The Salton Sea was an accident of man created when heavy rainfall caused the Rio Colorado to swell and breach an Imperial Valley dike in For two years, water flowed into the Salton Sink and ancient Lake Cahuilla.

Today, the sea is feet below sea level, covers approximately square miles, and is California's largest lake. During the early s, it became an. Cory was modest, bookish, precise (his Imperial Valley and Salton Sink ranks among the most thorough books ever written). Nothing in his past indicated.

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