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Coastal wetlands

by Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management (7th 1991 Long Beach, Calif.)

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Published by American Society of Civil Engineers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal zone management -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Wetland conservation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Estuarine area conservation -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementvolume editor H. Suzanne Bolton.
      SeriesCoastlines of the world
      ContributionsBolton, H. Suzanne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT392 .S94 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 515 p. :
      Number of Pages515
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2028126M
      ISBN 10087262840X
      LC Control Number91004240

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