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Flood-related activities in Texas

Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division. Texas District

Flood-related activities in Texas

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division in [Austin, TX] .
Written in English

  • Geological Survey (U.S.). -- Water Resources Division. -- Texas District,
  • Groundwater -- Texas,
  • Floods -- Texas,
  • Water resources development -- Texas

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 96-0377-P

    Other titlesFlood related activities in Texas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18010137M

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