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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. G.P.O. in [S.l.] .
Written in English


  • Columbia Basin Project (U.S.),
  • Water resources development -- Columbia River Watershed,
  • Irrigation -- Columbia River Watershed

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15491032M

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