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Source(s); The History of Imperial County California edited by Finnis C Farr – 1918 p. 3 and Report of a Geological Reconnaissance in California by William Phipps Blake made during an expedition lead by Lieutenant Robert Stockton Williamson p. 248 – 250

Image(s); Report of the Special Committee of the United States Senate on the Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands p. 1890

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