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Water resources of southern California with special reference to the drought of 1944-51

Harold C. Troxell

Water resources of southern California with special reference to the drought of 1944-51

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- California.,
    • Droughts.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harold C. Troxell.
      SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper ;, 1366
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC801 .U2 no. 1366
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL255391M
      LC Control Numbergs 57000250
      OCLC/WorldCa3615366

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