Posthurricane survey of experimental dunes on Padre Island, Texas
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  • Sand dunes -- Texas -- Padre Island National Seashore.,
  • Shore protection -- Texas -- Padre Island National Seashore.

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Statementby B.E. Dahl ... [et al.] ; prepared for U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center.
SeriesMiscellaneous report -- no. 83-8., Miscellaneous report (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) -- no. 83-8.
ContributionsDahl, B. E., Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
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Pagination70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17662404M

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