Time of travel and dispersion in the Jones Falls, Baltimore, Maryland
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in Towson, Md, Denver, Colo .
Written in English


  • Stream measurements -- Maryland.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Maryland.

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Bibliography: p. 29.

Statementby R.W. James, Jr., and B.M. Helinsky.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 84-4203.
ContributionsHelinsky, B. M., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17667496M

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