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Published by Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- Asia

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesWater resources series -- no. 84, Water resources series (New York, N.Y.) -- no. 84
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC499 .W37 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17148146M
ISBN 109211203880

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