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California"s man-made rivers

Smith, Stephen C.

California"s man-made rivers

history and plans for water transfer

by Smith, Stephen C.

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Published by University of California, Division of Agricultural Sciences in [Berkeley] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen C. Smith and Michael F. Brewer.
    ContributionsBrewer, Michael F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14116204M

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