Magnitude and frequency of floods in Alabama

by D. A. Olin

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Publisher: Open-File Services Section, U.S. Geological Survey in [Tuscaloosa, Ala.], Lakewood, Colo

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Statementby D.A. Olin ; prepared in cooperation with the Alabama Highway Department and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4191.
ContributionsAlabama. State Highway Dept., United States. Federal Highway Administration., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
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Open LibraryOL17668655M

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