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Chemical quality of surface waters in Pennsylvania

Charles N. Durfor

Chemical quality of surface waters in Pennsylvania

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles N. Durfor and Peter W. Anderson.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1619-W, Contributions to the hydrology of the United States
    ContributionsAnderson, Peter W., 1935-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22967315M

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