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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin

hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, second session, on H.J. Res. 271, approving the agreement between the United States and Canada relating to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin with the exception of certain provisions thereof; expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the negotiation of certain treaties; providing for making the St. Lawrence seaway self-liquidating; and for other purposes

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint Lawrence Seaway

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 567 p. :
    Number of Pages567
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139528M
    LC Control Number50061042


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