Mineral and water resources of Alaska
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mines and mineral resources -- Alaska.,
  • Water-supply -- Alaska.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementprepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the State of Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources at the request of Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska.
ContributionsAlaska. Dept. of Natural Resources.
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17637184M

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