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Irrigation in the Provinces of Alberta and Sakatchewan 1906 and 1907 (Classic Reprint)

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 124 Seiten
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Excerpt from Irrigation in the Provinces of Alberta and Sakatchewan 1906 and 1907 Irrigation is 'a subject which is receiving a great deal of attention at the present time throughout the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The benefit derived from irrigation has been demonstrated within the past few years, now the system has taken root, and is bound to grow, as the following figures will show. Some five years ago there were 169 irrigation ditches, having a total length of 469 miles and capable of irrigating some acres. At the present time there are 272 irrigation schemes, with a total length of 922 92 miles, and capable of irrigating acres. Of this number Alberta has 167 ditches, with a total length of 74858 miles, capable of irrigating acres; Saskatchewan has 105 ditches, with a total length of 174 34 miles, capable of irrigating acres. One thing that has developed irrigation throughout the provinces is the govern ment system of selling land under the Irrigation Act, that is, selling land at three dollars per acre and allowing the cost of the ditch to apply on the purchase price, up to two dollars per acre. This brings a large tract of land under cultivation that would not otherwise be cultivated but would remain for grazing purposes. The following report has been prepared to deal with the subject under different heads. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Titel: Irrigation in the Provinces of Alberta and Sakatchewan 1906 and 1907 (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9781330415856
ISBN: 133041585X
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 124
Gewicht: 178g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T7mm
Jahr: 2015
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