Research and development in topographic mapping
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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesTopographic mapping
StatementU.S. Geological Survey, Topographic Division.
SeriesAnnual report - United States Geological Survey
LC ClassificationsTA593 U67 1972b
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21910105M

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