Flood of January 5-6, 1992, in Puerto Rico by Heriberto Torres-Sierra

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in San Juan, P.R, Denver, CO .

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Statementby Heriberto Torres-Sierra.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 95-374.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17146992M

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