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Published by Commission Internationale des Grand Barrages in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dam failures.,
  • Dams -- Statistics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

English and French on facing pages.

Other titlesRuptures de barrages analyse statistique.
SeriesBulletin -- 99, Bulletin (International Commission on Large Dams) -- 99.
ContributionsInternational Commission on Large Dams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC540 .D355 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18296440M

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