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present and future status of eastern North Carolina wetlands

Arthur J. Hawley

present and future status of eastern North Carolina wetlands

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Published by Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina in [Raleigh] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetlands -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Arthur J. Hawley.
      SeriesReport - Water Resources Institute of the University of North Carolina ; no. 87, Report (Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina) ;, no. 87.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.N8 N6 no. 87, QH87.3 N6 no. 87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 169 p. :
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5170450M
      LC Control Number74622129


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