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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cartography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Coasts -- Maps -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMelvin Y. Ellis, editor ; cooperating organizations, U. S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey [and] U. S. Dept. of Commerce, National Ocean Survey [and] Office of Coastal Zone Management.
GenreMaps
ContributionsEllis, Melvin Y., Geological Survey (U.S.)., National Ocean Survey., National Ocean Survey. Office of Coastal Zone Management.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 199, [1] p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17648548M

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