Groundwater in Alluvium of the Lower Mississippi Valley (Upper and Central Areas): Volume 1

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Summary: "This report provides data on the alluvial aquifer of the Lower Mississippi Valley in the area between Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Port Gibson, Mississippi. Maps are presented of the Tertiary surface on which the alluvial aquifer rests as well as the geology of this surface and the areas where hydrologic recharge to the alluvial aquifer may occur. A set of piezometric-surface maps, together with hydrographs of observation wells, river stages, precipitation rates, and data on the hydrologic properties of the alluvium, makes it possible to calculate changes which take place in the aquifer. Further data are presented on the ... continued below

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ix, 100, [21] p. : ill., maps (2 folded in pocket) ; 27 cm.

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Krinitzsky, E. L. & Wire, J. C. September 1964.

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  • Main Title: Groundwater in Alluvium of the Lower Mississippi Valley (Upper and Central Areas): Volume 1
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report Number 3-658, Volume 1
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

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Summary: "This report provides data on the alluvial aquifer of the Lower Mississippi Valley in the area between Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Port Gibson, Mississippi. Maps are presented of the Tertiary surface on which the alluvial aquifer rests as well as the geology of this surface and the areas where hydrologic recharge to the alluvial aquifer may occur. A set of piezometric-surface maps, together with hydrographs of observation wells, river stages, precipitation rates, and data on the hydrologic properties of the alluvium, makes it possible to calculate changes which take place in the aquifer. Further data are presented on the chemical quality of groundwater. The relevance of these data to engineering problems is discussed" (p. ix).

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ix, 100, [21] p. : ill., maps (2 folded in pocket) ; 27 cm.

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Krinitzsky, E. L. & Wire, J. C. Groundwater in Alluvium of the Lower Mississippi Valley (Upper and Central Areas): Volume 1, report, September 1964; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303902/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.