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Major and historical springs of Texas

Gunnar M. Brune

Major and historical springs of Texas

by Gunnar M. Brune

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Published by Texas Water Development Board in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Springs -- Texas.,
    • Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 85-87.

      Statementby Gunnar Brune.
      SeriesReport - Texas Water Development Board ; 189, Report (Texas Water Development Board) ;, 189.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.T4 A333 no. 189, GB119813.T4 A333 no. 189
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4857484M
      LC Control Number75622689

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The book also includes an in-depth discussion of the general characteristics of springs - their physical /5(4). Texas originally had major and historically significant springs, other than saline springs. Of these, four were originally very large springs (over cubic feet per second flow); however, only two, Comal and San Marcos, remain in that class today.

Sixty-three springs, many with important historical backgrounds, have completely failed. The book presents the results of many years of extensive research conducted by Gunnar Brune until his passing cut short the completion of all the springs in Texas.

Each spring's location, historical flow rate, elevation, geological and habitat characteristic, as well as interesting historical anecdotes by local citizens about the springs are given.

Many excellent maps place the springs in a historical /5(4). Fine copy. No marks. Paperbound., stiff wrapper 57 text figs, folding maps springs of Texas / water Texas Water Development Brd. Austin (August) First edition Second printin 10 7/8 x 8 3/8, 95 pp., Report Gives detailed information on individu.

Major and historical springs of Texas. Austin: Texas Water Development Board, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gunnar M Brune.

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