Lower Colorado Region comprehensive framework study of water and land resources state and federal comments, June 1971 by Lower Colorado Region State-Federal Interagency Group.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington, D.C .

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  • Water resources development -- Colorado River Watershed,
  • Land use -- Colorado River Watershed

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Other titlesLower Colorado region : summary report.
Statementprepared by Lower Colorado Region State-Federal Interagency Group for the Pacific Southwest Inter-agency Committee.
ContributionsPacific Southwest Inter-agency Committee.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, [41] leaves ;
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL17444793M
OCLC/WorldCa18576190

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