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Columbia River power regulation practices, 1960 through 2010.

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Published in [Portland?] .
Written in English


  • Electric power-plants -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Columbia River -- Power utilization.

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On cover: Power Planning Committee, Pacific Northwest River Basins Commmission.

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Pagination18 L.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17779051M

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