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Ocean and coastal issues

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House ... Fifth Congress, first session, July 9, 1997

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages199
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Open LibraryOL7376449M
ISBN 100160557976
ISBN 109780160557972
OCLC/WorldCa38213427

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Ocean and coastal issues: hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, July 9, [United States.

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