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Mississippi River delta

David Joel Morgan

Mississippi River delta

legal-geomorphologic evaluation of historic shoreline changes

by David Joel Morgan

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Published by School of Geoscience, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submerged lands -- United States,
  • Geomorphology -- Mississippi River,
  • Mississippi River Delta (La.),
  • Mississippi River -- History,
  • United States -- Boundaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 167-170.

    Statementby David Joel Morgan.
    SeriesGeoscience and man -- v. 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB459.25 M67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18961733M

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