Safety and survival in an earthquake
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Earthquakes

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Edition Notes

Library"s copy inserted between Geological Survey bulletins 1274-J and 1274-K.

Statementprepared jointly by U.S. Dept. of the Interior/Geological Survey and the Office of Emergency Preparedness.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 leaf :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22972319M

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