Quantification of net shore-drift rates in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca
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Quantification of net shore-drift rates in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca by Maurice L. Schwartz

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Published by [The Dept.? in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English


  • Littoral drift -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound -- Maps,
  • Littoral drift -- Juan de Fuca Strait (B.C. and Wash.) -- Maps,
  • Coasts -- North America -- Maps,
  • Pacific Coast (North America) -- Maps

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Statement[prepared for Washington State Department of Ecology ; prepared by] Coastal Consultants, Inc. ; Maurice L. Schwartz, R. Scott Wallace.
SeriesWDOE -- 87-10., Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 87-10.
ContributionsWallace, R. Scott., Coastal Consultants, Inc., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology.
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Pagination57 leaves :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17772911M

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