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Water quality and biological survey of the Onaping River

A.B Bowman

Water quality and biological survey of the Onaping River

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Published by N.A.R. Environmental Consultants Inc. in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality biological assessment -- Ontario -- Onaping River.,
  • Environmental monitoring.,
  • Onaping River.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by A.B. Bowman and J. Mise for Falconbridge Ltd. and INCO Ltd.
    ContributionsFalconbridge Ltd., INCO Ltd., N.A.R. Environmental Consultants Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 66 l. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22164372M

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