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Pecos River in Texas and New Mexico.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

Pecos River in Texas and New Mexico.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Governmental investigations,
  • Topographical surveying,
  • New Mexico

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInvestigation and survey of Pecos River and Valley, Texas and New Mexico
    SeriesS.rp.797
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16122587M

    The Academy of Western Artists has presented Patrick Dearen with the Elmer Kelton Award for Fiction for his historical novel set on the Pecos, Dead Man’s Boot. The ceremony, which will be televised in May on the Cowboy Channel, was held March 15 in Fort Worth. TCU Press director Dan Williams, shown at left, presented [ ].


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Pecos River in Texas and New Mexico. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The motion of New Mexico to strike the response of the United States is DENIED. The alternative request to file a reply is GRANTED. The Objections to the Report of the Special Master on the obligations of New Mexico to Texas under the Pecos River Compact are set for oral argument in due course.

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Table of Contents and Preface only. While High and Dry focuses on clashes of principles and personalities, especially in the courtroom, it remains very much a story about a river and its world in an arid region.

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On one level the story is about a twenty-year court case, Texas v. New Mexico, a monstrous law suit between two states sharing a common water source, a state boundary, and a long history of mutual : University of New Mexico Press.That river -- Texas' westernmost if you don't count the Rio Grande -- winds like a rattlesnake across West Texas, emptying into Lake Amistad.

An engineering marvel, the Pecos River Viaduct (as it was formally known) spanned 2, feet and towered feet above the river.