Fine-grained Alluvial Deposits and Their Effects on Mississippi River Activity: Volume Two

Harold N. Fisk

Published by Mississippi River Commission, Corps of Engineers, War Department, 1947
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Title: Fine-grained Alluvial Deposits and Their ...

Publisher: Mississippi River Commission, Corps of Engineers, War Department

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

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74 pp., maps, illustrations. The book is creased across the middle. Plates 16 though 18 have small marginal tears. Contents: Frontispiece: Alluvial Vally of the Mississippi River; 1. Slope relationships; 2. Stages in bend migration; 3. Chute cut-offs and channel features; 4. Floodplain features; 5. Valley development; 6. Types of fine-grained alluvial deposits; 7. Index to plates; 8-22 Distribution of fine-grained alluvial deposits; 23-52. Geologic cross sections; 53-65. Special studies: Cypress Bend, Yellow Bend; Lake Chicot; Homochitto-Carlisle Lake; Filter Bend; MIllikens Bend; Right Bank; Vacherie; Hahnville; New Orleans; Lake Providence; False River; Mellwood); 66. Bed and bank materials; 657. Physical properties -- backswamp deposits; 68-69. Grain size distribution curves; 70. Characteristics of fine-grained alluvial deposits; 71. Properties of fine-grained alluvial deposits; 72. Bank caving in Bendway; 73. Victoria Bend to Caulk Cut-off; 74. Walker Bend to Cracraft Towhead 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # UCB050215-3

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