Coasts of the Hawaiian Islands.

Letter from the Secretary of the Army transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers, Dept. of the Army, dated May 15, 1964, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on an interim survey of the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands by United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

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Statementauthorized by the River and Harbor Act approved May 17, 1950. August 19, 1964 - referred to the Committee on Public Works ...
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 102 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22996658M

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