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Published by State of California, Resources Agency, Dept. of Water Resources in Sacramento (P.O. Box 388, Sacramento 95802) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California.

Subjects:

  • Electric power -- California,
  • Hydraulic structures -- California,
  • Remote area power supply systems -- California

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin / Department of Water Resources ;, 211, Bulletin (California. Dept. of Water Resources) ;, 211.
ContributionsCalifornia. Dept. of Water Resources.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK1424.C2 S628 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3925047M
LC Control Number81622777

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