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Published by The Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English


  • Water quality -- Mexico -- Rio Grande Valley.,
  • Water quality management -- Mexico -- Rio Grande Valley.

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Shipping list no.: 94-0009-P.

Other titlesNational water quality assessment program, water use in the Rio Grande Valley, 1990.
StatementU.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.
SeriesWater fact sheet, Open-file report -- 93-456., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 93-456.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18060793M

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