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Notable local floods of 1939.

Notable local floods of 1939.

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Published by for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico),
  • Floods -- Kentucky,
  • Floods -- Maine -- Baldwin

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 967, U.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 967.
    ContributionsGatewood, J. S., Schrader, Floyd F., Stackpole, Miner R., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22971743M
    OCLC/WorldCa40818210

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