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Some conservation problems of the Great Lakes

[address given at the joint technical program of the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society in a Symposium on the Natural Setting and Engineering Problems of the Great Lakes, Del Prado Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, September 11, 1952]

by Harlow Burgess Mills

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Published in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Great Lakes (North America),
    • Fishes -- Great Lakes (North America)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 14.

      SeriesIllinois. Natural History Survey. Biological notes,, no. 31, Biological notes ;, no. 31.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH9 .I5 no. 31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p.
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL205792M
      LC Control Numbera 53010069
      OCLC/WorldCa21353850

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