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Water resources of Kerala by Kerala, India (State). Public Works Dept.

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Published by The Dept. in [Trivandrum] .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Kerala (State)


  • Water resources development -- India -- Kerala (State)

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Edition Notes

StatementGovernment of Kerala, Public Works Department.
LC ClassificationsTC504.K47 K47 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationii, ii, 110 p., [20] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4384557M
LC Control Number78902339

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