To promote the reclamation of arid lands.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Deserts,
  • Reclamation of land

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Other titlesTo promote reclamation of arid lands
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16123251M

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