Geology and ground-water resources of Galveston County, Texas

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Geology -- Texas -- Galveston County., Water-supply -- Texas -- Galveston County., Groundwater -- Texas -- Galveston Co
Statementby Ben M. Petitt, Jr. and Allen G. Winslow.
SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1416
ContributionsWinslow, Allen G. 1915-, Geological Survey (U.S.), Texas Board of Water Engineers.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 157 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22969961M

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