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Geodesy. Triangulation in Alabama and Mississippi by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Geodesy -- United States,
  • Triangulation

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTriangulation in Alabama and Mississippi
SeriesIts Special publication, no. 24, Special publication (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) -- no. 24
ContributionsReynolds, Walter Ford, 1880-
LC ClassificationsQB311 U474 1915
The Physical Object
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19443975M

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