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Geomorphology and sediments of western Massachusetts Bay

by Edward P. Meisburger

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Published by U.S. Coastal Engineering Research Center in Fort Belvoir, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 67-69.

Statementby Edward P. Meisburger
SeriesTechnical paper -- no. 76-3
ContributionsCoastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24359256M
OCLC/WorldCa2469088

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