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A river captured the Columbia River Treaty and catastrophic change by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Law and legislation,
  • Columbia River Treaty,
  • Water resources development

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEileen Delehanty Pearkes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKDZ642.C65 P43 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination288 pages
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27226631M
ISBN 101771601787
ISBN 109781771601788
OCLC/WorldCa957030659

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