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northeast water supply crisis of the 1960"s

northeast water supply crisis of the 1960"s

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Droughts -- Northeastern States,
  • Water-supply -- Northeastern States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15489092M

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