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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Disribution Branch in Honolulu, Hawaii, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- Micronesia -- Yap.,
  • Hydrology -- Micronesia -- Yap.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Otto van der Brug ; prepared in cooperation with the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
SeriesUSGS OFR -- 82-357, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-357
ContributionsYap (Micronesia), Pacific Islands (Trust Territory), Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13609676M

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