Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah
HA 730-C

Basin and Range aquifers

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Effects of Withdrawals

Figure 49 Graph showing that water level decline in the basin-fill aquifers can cause the compaction of aquifer sediments (132K)
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Figure 50 Photograph showing earth fissures caused by compaction and subsidence (120K)
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Figure 51 Photograph showing earth fissures enlarged by erosion (120K)
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