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District map, Walla Walla Washington District Corps of Engineers, (ca. 1955)

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Title District map, Walla Walla Washington District Corps of Engineers, (ca. 1955)
Identifier WSU 159,307
Creator United States. War Dept.
Date ca. 1955 2000 - 2002
Publisher [Washington : s.n.]
Description 1 map : 27 x 40 cm. Before the creation of the Walla Walla District on November 1, 1948, all work done by the War Department's Corp of Engineers on waterways in the west was handled by the district headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Most jobs done under this district pertained to navigational concerns. However, by the 1930s, the Corps would involve themselves in all types of water uses--including the erection of dams for hydropower. The Walla Walla District built eight dams on the Columbia...
Subject Dams -- Northwest, Pacific; Dams -- Snake River Watershed (Wash.); Dams -- Columbia River; Lower Snake River Project; McNary Dam and Locks; War Department--Corps of Engineers
Type Maps
Coverage United States--Washington (State); United States--Oregon; United States--Idaho; United States--Montana; Snake River Watershed; Columbia River
Rights Contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, for copyright information 509 335-6691
Format Original maps were scanned in color at 600 dpi on a Microtek 9600XL scanner and saved as TIFF files. The TIFF files were converted into the MrSID format at a compression ratio of 12 to 1 using LizardTech's Geospatial Encoder 1.4 software. These MrSid files were then uploaded into the CONTENTdm database at the Washington State University Libraries. image/jpeg
Contributor Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Language English

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