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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1989)

Document title

Patenting an arid frontier : use and abuse of the public land laws in Owens Valley, California

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SAUDER R. A. ;

Abstract

Five nineteenth-century policies for alienating the federal public domain only partially fulfilled their objectives when applied in the arid setting of Owens Valley. Public land policies were adequate for settling the well-watered north end, but unsuccessfull in reclaiming the irrigable lands of the vast southern arid stretches

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Annals of the Association of American Geographers / ISSN 0004-5608 / CODEN AAAGAK

Editor : Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC - ETATS-UNIS (1911)

Millesime : 1989, vol. 79, no4 [pp. 544-569]

Bibliographic references : 60 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

American geological institute

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 5096

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