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Published by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

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  • Rock mechanics -- Study and teaching -- Arizona -- Phoenix

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Other titlesFERC training course, 20-25 June 1994, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14454654M
OCLC/WorldCa32332165

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