Floods of January and February 1980 in California
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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English


  • Floods -- California

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Statementby Kenneth L. Wahl, John R. Crippen, and James M. Knott
SeriesOpen-file report / U.S. Geological Survey -- 80-1005, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-1005
ContributionsCrippen, John R., 1920-, Knott, J. M, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL13604756M

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