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Seismic hazards and land-use planning. by D.R. Nichols and J.M. Buchanan-Banks.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes

  • Edition Notes

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    ContributionsBuchanan-Banks, J.M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22015786M

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Seismic hazards and land-use planning. Washington: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, (OCoLC) Online version: Nichols, Donald R. Seismic hazards and land-use planning (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Seismic hazards and land-use planning (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Nichols; Jane M Buchanan-Banks; Geological Survey (U.S.).

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