This is a summary of sources.
More than a century of data in USGS Circular 1182 Land Subsidence in the United States http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/ , specifically:
- PART I–Mining Ground Water–Introduction http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/04part1_intro.pdf
- Santa Clara Valley, California http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/05SantaClaraValley.pdf
- San Joaquin Valley, California http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1182/pdf/06SanJoaquinValley.pdf
Those three files contain different information each. They are worth looking at each, all pages, even if you don’t read all details.
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