Ground-water models for water resources planning

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .

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Statementby John E. Moore.
SeriesOpen-file report -- 80-581., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-581.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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