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Canadian contribution to UNESCO world catalogue of very large floods

G. W. Kite

Canadian contribution to UNESCO world catalogue of very large floods

by G. W. Kite

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Published by Environment Canada, Inland Waters Directorate, Water Resources Branch in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.W. Kite, D. Egar.
    ContributionsEgar, D, Canada. Inland Waters Directorate
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19920578M

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