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Water-quality characteristics of six small lakes in Missouri

James H. Barks

Water-quality characteristics of six small lakes in Missouri

by James H. Barks

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Published by The Survey in [Rolla MO] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lakes,
  • Missouri.
    • Subjects:
    • Water quality -- Missouri.,
    • Lakes -- Missouri.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 41-42.

      Statementby James H. Barks ; prepared in cooperation with Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey, Geological Survey.
      SeriesWater resources report ; no. 33, Water resources report (Missouri. Division of Geological Survey and Water Resources) ;, 33.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.M8 B37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5017123M
      LC Control Number76620030

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