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Observations on the flow of rivers in the vicinity of New York City

Henry Albert Pressey

Observations on the flow of rivers in the vicinity of New York City

by Henry Albert Pressey

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

    Subjects:
  • Stream measurements -- New York (State),
  • Water-supply -- New York (State),
  • Rivers -- New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Subject series I, Quality of water, 4. M, Methods of hydrographic investigation, 3.

    Statementby Henry Albert Pressey.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey. Water-supply and irrigation paper -- no. 76, Water-supply paper (Washington, D.C.) -- no. 76.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22979594M

    15 July The New York Times real estate Streetscapes column by Christopher Gray describes the history of 34 East 62nd Street. 14 July The building at 34 East 62nd Street housing the ROOM/Club was destroyed in a gas explosion on J , reportedly set off . New York Tide Tables & Charts: Arthur Kill: Coney Island. East River: [Brooklyn Bridge] - [East 41st Street, New York City] - [Harlem River, Randalls Island] - [Hell Gate, Wards Island] - [Horns Hook.

    The city is located along the Hudson River, which flows more than miles from its source in the Adirondacks to the New York Harbor. The natural beauty of New York State includes an abundance of rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and coastal waters—from the Hudson Valley to the Finger Lakes region in central New York to Niagara Falls. Wild & Scenic Rivers Table ( KB PDF) — The full listing of designated wild and scenic rivers, complete with mileage, classifications and managing agencies. Wild & Scenic Rivers Act Abridged ( KB PDF) — The full act minus the rivers listed in Sections 3(a) and 5(a). The complete text, as well as all the amendments, is available in the section labeled WSR Act & Amendments.

    The ages of a river: youth, maturity, old age. Youth When it first starts out, a river is still small and narrow, a mountain spring whose waters run quickly downwards towards the valley. The land here is sloping, often steep, and does not allow the river to create an alternative course. It is often torrential, that is to say its rate of flowFile Size: 1MB. A tributary of the mighty Hudson River, the Sawmill River flows about 23 miles (37 kilometers) from Chappaqua, New York, to Yonkers, just north of New York City.


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