Ground water in central St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands by Tully M. Robison

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Published by United States Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Washington] .

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  • Virgin Islands of the United States,
  • Saint Croix.


  • Groundwater -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Croix.

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Bibliography: p. 16.

Book details

Statementby Tully M. Robison ; prepared in cooperation with the Government of the Virgin Islands of the United States.
SeriesCaribbean District open-file report
ContributionsVirgin Islands of the United States.
LC ClassificationsGB1057.V57 R62
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4062933M
LC Control Number79600615

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