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Impact of man on the coastal environment

Impact of man on the coastal environment

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Published by Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coastal ecology -- United States.,
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtechnical editor, Thomas W. Duke.
    ContributionsDuke, Thomas W., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17829312M

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