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Conservation of water by storage addresses delivered in the Chester S. Lyman lectures series, 1914, before the senior class of the Sheffield scientific school, Yale University. by Swain, George Fillmore

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Water -- Storage,
  • Water-power

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SeriesChester S. Lyman lectures
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22964483M
LC Control Number15009667

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