Hydrogeology of the Socorro and La Jencia basins, Socorro County, New Mexico
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Albuquerque, N.M, Denver, Colo .
Written in English


  • Groundwater flow -- New Mexico -- Socorro County,
  • Groundwater -- New Mexico -- Socorro County,
  • Socorro County (N.M.)

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Statementby Scott K. Anderholm
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4342
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610249M

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The Rio Grande flows southward through the middle of Socorro County (fig. 1). All surface water within the Rio Grande drainage is fully appropriated. Most of Socorro County is in the Rio Grande ground-water basin as declared by the New Mexico State Engineer Office. New appropriations ofCited by: 5. A division of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, NM () Fax () The views and conclusions are those of the authors, and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the State of New Mexico. Figure 5 Simplified Geological map of the Socorro and La Jencia Basins modified from Cather et al. () .. 11 Figure 6 Geologic cross-section of La Jencia and Socorro Basins modified from Chapin et al. (). New Mexico Basins: A list of all the Basins in New Mexico with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

water conditions and resources in northeastern Socorro County made by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources and the State Engineer of New Mexico. Socorro County, in west-central New Mexico, is characterized by rugged mountains and broad mesas which separate alluvial basins lying. Socorro County is a terrific place to explore for a variety of rocks, minerals, and fossils exposed at the surface. Locales such as QUEBRADAS BACK COUNTRY BYWAY, SAN LORENZO CANYON, BOX CANYON, WATER CANYON, and the mountain ranges surrounding MAGDALENA lend themselves to this great sport. NEW MEXICO TECH is steeped in the . Get this from a library! Socorro region II: New Mexico Geological Society, Thirty-fourth Annual Field Conference, October , / John W. Blagbrough and H. Gassaway Brown III --Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology --Hydrogeology of the Socorro and La Jencia Basins Area, Socorro County, New Mexico / Scott K Thirty-fourth Annual. Socorro and La Jencia Basin area, Socorro County, New Mexico, in Guidebook to Socorro Region II: New Mexico Geological Society, 34th Field Conference, p. ___, Clay-sized fraction and powdered whole-rock x-ray analysis of alluvial-basin deposits in central and southern New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report , 18 : O.M. Sandoval.

Geology and Ground-Water Resources of Northeastern Socorro County, New Mexico [Zane Spiegel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Zane Spiegel. Pages in category "Landforms of Socorro County, New Mexico" The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Assessment of Geothermal Resources of the Socorro and La Jencia Basins, New Mexico using High Resolution Hydrothermal Models Department of Energy Geothermal Program Office. $, Energize New Mexico: Assessment of Geothermal Resources and Sustainability. NSF-EPSCOR. $, Socorro, county, central New Mexico, Rio Grande winds southward through the county. East of the river valley are the Los Pinos Mountains, the Jornada del Muerto desert, and the Sierra Oscura, which includes Oscura Peak (8, feet [2, metres]). Mountain ranges west of the river are the Ladron, Bear, Gallinas, Magdalena (includfoot [3,metre] South .