Drought conditions in Utah during 1999-2002
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Drought conditions in Utah during 1999-2002 a historical perspective by Chris D. Wilkowske

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
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  • Droughts -- Utah -- History,
  • Water-supply -- Utah

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Statement[by Chris D. Wilkowske, David V. Allen, and Jeff V. Phillips]
SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- 037-03, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-03-037
ContributionsAllen, David V, Phillips, Jeff V., 1962-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
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Open LibraryOL13632026M

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