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Architecture of dams--gravity dams

Anthony G. White

Architecture of dams--gravity dams

a selected bibliography

by Anthony G. White

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gravity dams -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementAnthony G. White.
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-555
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5853.D16 W475, TC547 W475
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3863314M
    LC Control Number81184512

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