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2 edition of disastrous Texas flash floods of August 1-4, 1978 found in the catalog.

disastrous Texas flash floods of August 1-4, 1978

United States. National Weather Service.

disastrous Texas flash floods of August 1-4, 1978

a report to the Administrator.

by United States. National Weather Service.

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md, Washington .
Written in English

  • Floods -- Texas.,
  • Flood control -- Texas.,
  • Flood forecasting.

  • Edition Notes

    Mar. 1979.

    SeriesNatural disaster survey report -- 79-1., NOAA S/T ; 79-78
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 150 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17818977M

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