Dr. Dirt loaned me his 1979 California Water Atlas. He might have seen my recent post about the latest edition of the voluminous California Water Plan.

Dale’s hardcover atlas is a treasure. Folded inside is an Oct. 24, 1979 letter from the state Office of Planning and Research (under then- and soon-to-be Gov. Jerry Brown) describing the atlas as “the State’s most ambitious cartographic undertaking” which took more than a year and one-half to assemble.

Click here to read the full article on Alex Breitler’s Blog