Analysis of electric generation & energy use in the Susq[u]ehanna River Basin, 1978

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Susquehanna River Basin Commission , Harrisburg, Pa
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Statement[prepared by Edmond E. Seay].
SeriesPublication - Susquehanna River Basin Commission ; no. 65, Publication (Susquehanna River Basin Commission) ;, no. 65.
LC ClassificationsTK1193.U5 S45
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 25 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4241283M
LC Control Number80622024

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Ground water in the 3,square-mile lower Susquehanna River basin occupies secondary openings in bedrock.

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The distribution of openings is a function of lithology, depth, and topography. Local flow systems account for most of the total ground-water flow. Average annual recharge for the lower basin is 1, million gallons per day, most of which discharges to streams.

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