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Taming ancient rivers of Greece

Jack Moore

Taming ancient rivers of Greece

by Jack Moore

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Published by Faraway in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Moore, Jack.,
    • Hydraulic engineering -- Greece.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Jack Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC75 .M66 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3527075M
      ISBN 100950747602
      LC Control Number82112557
      OCLC/WorldCa9133758

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