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Planet Explorers Las Vegas: A Travel Guide for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Travel
Las Vegas isn't just for grown-ups. There is plenty here for kids as well, like Adventuredome at Circus, Circus, the Fremont Street Experience, and the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. Not far from the Strip, you'll find the engineering wonder of Hoover Dam and the natural beauty of Lake Mead. In this book, we'll cover the best hotels, museums, and other attractions that kids visiting Vegas can enjoy.
Gary & Nuala's Guide to Las Vegas and Beyond
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An invaluable guide to Las Vegas and the surrounding area - wherever you’re travelling from, you can use this guide to make sure your holiday in the Las Vegas area is memorable, for all the right reasons. It just takes some inside knowledge and a little planning. Written by Gary Archer and Nuala O'Brien with first hand experience after many trips to Las Vegas.
Why 2K?
You set the price! Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What could have happened during the era of the famous Y2K hysteria, when computers and communications devices had to function when four digits were needed to use the current date instead of the two digits that were commonly used in many systems? Of course, none of the expected disasters happened and none of the Y2K terrorist plots did either. Or did they?
City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
Reasonable Malice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A little life lesson involving drug dealers, stolen video equipment, revenge, kidnapping and a pair of Nikes. Kids, don't try this at home. Includes sneak peek of How To Survive When the Bottom Drops Out.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
The Bureau of Reclamation: History Essays from the Centennial Symposium - Part 1: Dam Histories, Concrete Dam Evolution, Embankment Dam Design, Hoover Dam, Fish Passages, Hydropower, Boulder Dam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,290. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
On June 18-19, 2002, the Bureau of Reclamation and Department of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, hosted a symposium on the history of Reclamation. These essays prepared for Reclamation's history symposium in 2002 add new dimensions to the story of Reclamation.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 1 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
Hoover Dam: The Boulder Canyon Project - Historic Setting, Construction History, Design, Boulder City, Post Construction History, Settlement of Project Lands, Uses of Project Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Located on the Arizona-Nevada State line, the dam and reservoir are in the counties of Mohave, in Arizona, and Clark, in Nevada.