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Identifier: transactionsmining31amer (find matches)
Title: Transactions
Year: 1871 (1870s)
Authors: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers
Subjects: Mineral industries
Publisher: New York (etc.)
Contributing Library: Gerstein - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto



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662 THE DELAMAB \M» THE HORN-SILVEE MINKS.
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THE DSL \m LB AND Tin: HORN-SILT i i; MINES, The valley W. of the Highland range belongs to a type -tillmore common in Nevada—that of the enclosed valley, endingat its lowest point in a playa or mud-flat. This one is of so lit-tle industrial importance thai it has no special name, but corneaunder the genera) title of desert valley. Beyond it on thewest is tli* fine single ridge of the Pahranagal range; and be-yond that again ia another valley of the Meadow Vall<\ type,dotted with Mormon farming-settlements, and deriving waterfor irrigation not, as in the more eastern regions, directly fromtin* melting f the snows in the bijrh mountains, hut fromBprings gushing out near the valley-level. The natural drain-age of the Pahranagal valley to the southward bends eastwardaround the southern end of the desert valley and joins thatof the Meadow Valley before reaching the Rio Vlrgen. The works of the Delamar mine, and the little town of thesame name, occupied by its employees and th

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