Land and water resources of the New England-New York region.
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Land and water resources of the New England-New York region. Letter from the Director of the Bureau of the Budget transmitting a report ... with accompanying papers and illustrations, requested in the Flood Control Act of 1950. by New England-New York Inter-agency Committee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • New England.,
  • New York (State)


  • Natural resources -- New England.,
  • Natural resources -- New York (State)

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Edition Notes

Series85th Congress, 1st session. Senate., Document no. 14
LC ClassificationsHC107.A11 N45
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6264093M
LC Control Number58060188

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