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Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio Rivers

Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio Rivers

hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Rivers and Harbors Appropriations, and House Committee on Rivers and Harbors, Sixty-Sixth Congress, third session, on Jan. 20, 1921

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Mississippi River,
  • Water resources development -- Missouri River,
  • Water resources development -- Ohio River

  • About the Edition

    Considers (66) H.R. 5030

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination44 p
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15283413M

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