Death Valley
Historic Resource Study
A History of Mining
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1. Titus Fey Cronise, The Natural Wealth of California (San Francisco, 1868), cited in Benjamin Levy, Death Valley National Monument Historical Background Study (NPS [OAHP], 1969), p. 62.

2. Mining World 12 May 1906, p. 576.

3. Supt., DEVA NM, to Dir., WRO, 1 April 1971.

4. James R. Evans, Gary C. Taylor, and John S. Rapp, Mines and Mineral Deposits in Death Valley National Monument, California Special Report 125 (California Division of Mines and Geology, 1976), p. 11.

5. Supt., DEVA NM, to Dir., WRO, 1 April 1971; NPS, Environmental Assessment Regulations for Mining and Mining Claims Located on Lands Included Within the National Park System (36 C.F.R. Part) 9) (U.S. Dept. of the Interior [DSC], 1976), 11-4 to 11-5.

6. Denver Post 27 August 1978.

7. Evans et al., Special Report 125, p. 13.

8. The preceding chapter has drawn to some degree from the following sources: David G. Thompson, "The Mohave Desert region, California: a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance," USGS Water-Supply Paper 578 (Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1929), pp. 577-78, hereafter cited as Water-Supply Paper 578; W. A. Chalfant, Death Valley: The Facts (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 1930), pp. 1-4, 10-12, 42-43, 62-64, 126; William Caruthers, Loafing Along Death Valley Trails (Ontario, Ca.: Death Valley Publishing Co., 1951), p. 21; Bourke Lee, Death Valley Men (New York: Macmillan, 1932), pp. 159-69, 196; Chuck Gebhardt, Inside Death Valley (Menlo Park, Ca.: Nowels Publications, 1977), 2d ed., passim.

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