The Ohio valley flood of March-April, 1913 (including comparisons with some earlier floods) by A. H. Horton

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Statementby A. H. Horton and H. J. Jackson.
SeriesU. S. Geological survey. Water-supply paper 334
ContributionsJackson, H. J. joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC801 .U2 no. 334
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL251529M
LC Control Numbergs 13000745
OCLC/WorldCa2808246

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