2 edition of Power generation in Arizona and its environmental implications found in the catalog.
Power generation in Arizona and its environmental implications
Stephen Edgerly Smith
1976 by Engineering Experiment Station, College of Engineering, University of Arizona in Tucson .
Written in English
|Statement||by Stephen Edgerly Smith.|
|Series||EES series report ; no. 47|
|LC Classifications||TA7 .A72 no. 47, HD9502.U53 .A72 no. 47|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 215 p. :|
|Number of Pages||215|
|LC Control Number||76622950|
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