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Middle Rio Grande conservancy project, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Letter from the secretary of the interior transmitting status and information relative to development of official plan for flood control, drainage, and irrigation by United States. Dept. of the Interior.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Rio Grande Valley.,
  • New Mexico.


  • Floods -- Rio Grande Valley.,
  • Irrigation -- New Mexico.

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Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered printed, with illustrations, January 13, 1928.

Statementby J.L. Burkholder, chief engineer and Pearce C. Rodey, attorney, for middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 12, 1927 ...
Series70th Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc., 141
ContributionsBurkholder, Joseph L., 1884-, Rodey, Pearce Coddington, 1889-
LC ClassificationsTC426.R5 A5 1927
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 22 p. incl. tables.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6721054M
LC Control Number28026204

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