Texas State Archives Map Collection

Being a Sketch Map of Arid Regions of Great South-West…
Date: 1927
Publisher: Produced by J. Turley, submitted October 12, 1926 and also on May 5, 1927.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 48 miles
Size: 67 cm x 107 cm
Type of Map: other
Format: blueline
Language: English
AC Number: 09371
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

Being a Sketch Map of Arid Regions of Great South-West… Image:
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Title continued: How the "Turley" Projects, Old Water-Rights and Priorities on San Juan River, in N-W'n New Mexico, Being 18 % of Colorado River Waters, and the Major Rights on Lower River, on this Plan, may be used in the"Winning of the West" to Settle All the Problems in Connection with the Development of the Colorado River Basin. Map of the southwestern United States, showing cities, towns, rivers, and water basins. Map was prepared to accompany a plan for development of the Colorado River system by J. Turley. Various sections of river systems, most outside of Texas, have color added and notes. Text of the plan and of the brief of Turley water rights on the San Juan River is in the margins of the map. Also present is a chart showing a geologic time line for the Colorado River. This map was removed from the records of Governor Dan Moody, found in the series "Publications and printed material." 5/14/09

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