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Trans-Alaska oil pipeline information on construction, technical, and environmental matters through Spring 1977 : Department of the Interior : report to the Congress by

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alaska).

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15216930M

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