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Published by US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Institute for Water Resources in [Fort Belvoir, Va.] .
Written in English


  • Regional planning -- United States.,
  • Water resources development -- United States.

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Statementprepared by Ung Soo Kim.
SeriesContract report -- 85-C-6., IWR contract report -- 85-C-6.
ContributionsU.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17834972M

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