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Snow and ice problems in Canada and the U.S.A.

Marcel R. de Quervain

Snow and ice problems in Canada and the U.S.A.

by Marcel R. de Quervain

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Published by [National Research Council of Canada] in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ice -- Canada,
  • Ice -- United States,
  • Snow -- Canada,
  • Snow surveys -- Canada,
  • Snow surveys -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marcel R. de Quervain.
    SeriesTechnical report - National Research Council, Canada, Division of Building Research -- no. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC929S7 Q4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 leaves :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19544290M

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