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Published in [Ellensburg? Wash.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Water -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Outdoor recreation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Statement[by] Kenneth A. Hammond, Daniel P. Beard [and] Keith W. Muckleston.
ContributionsBeard, Daniel P., Muckleston, Keith W.
LC ClassificationsKF5569 .H34
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5321282M
LC Control Number72171771

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