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Water in Australia by W. P. Dunk

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Published by Cheshire in Melbourne, Canberra [etc.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- Australia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [88]

Statement[by] W. P. Dunk, M. D. Gange [and] S. J. Hutchinson.
ContributionsGange, M. D., joint author., Hutchinson, S. J., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1698.A88 D85 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5673311M
LC Control Number68134860

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