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morphological time-scale for rivers.

M. de Vries

morphological time-scale for rivers.

by M. de Vries

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Published by Delft Hydraulics Laboratory in Delft .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"Paper presented at the 16th IAHR Congress, Sa o Paulo, July 1975" - title page.

SeriesPublication / Delft Hydraulics Laboratory -- no.147
ContributionsDelft Hydraulics Laboratory., International Association for Hydraulic Research. Congress,
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13723240M

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