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Published by The Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English


  • Geological surveys -- Texas,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Texas,
  • Hydrogeological surveys -- Texas,
  • Earth sciences -- Research -- Texas

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Other titlesUS Geological Survey programs in Texas
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet -- FS-043-96, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-96-043
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
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Open LibraryOL14470087M

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