Buy Used
Price: US$ 199.99 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.90 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

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
Used Condition Good Soft cover
From Masalai Press (Oakland, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

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

Bibliographic Details

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

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Money Order PayPal Bank Draft

Seller Masalai Press
Address: Oakland, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since December 28, 2011
Seller Rating 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: Masalai Press has been selling books on the internet since 2000, and has been involved in book selling since 1985. Customer service and accurate descriptions are a priority. Masalai Press specializes in books about the Pacific Islands, especially Papua New Guinea. Masalai Press is the regional representative of the University of Papua New Guinea Press, and has been co-publishing with the UPNG Press since 2008.