Central Valley Project of California: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, Central Valley Project of State Water Plan of California. February 7, 8, and 9, 1935
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935 - Floods - 110 pages
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