Water, weather and the mountain West

by Robert W. Sandford

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books in Surrey, B.C, Custer, WA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 207 Downloads: 638
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  • Water-supply -- Canada, Western,
  • Water conservation -- Canada, Western,
  • Water table -- Climatic factors -- Canada, Western,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Eau -- Approvisionnement -- Canada (Ouest),
  • Eau -- Conservation -- Canada (Ouest),
  • Niveau hydrostatique -- Facteurs climatiques -- Canada (Ouest),
  • Climat -- Changements
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-198) and index.

    StatementRobert William Sandford.
    LC ClassificationsTD227.C36 S36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18500549M
    ISBN 101894765931
    ISBN 109781894765930
    LC Control Number2007932008

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