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Small scale water power

Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division. Reference Section

Small scale water power

by Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division. Reference Section

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Published by Library of Congress, Science and Technology Division, Reference Section in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-power -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Jane Collins.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesLC science tracer bullet -- TB 75-14.
    ContributionsCollins, Jane, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17817637M

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