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Water power in the mining industry of Canada.

Water power in the mining industry of Canada.

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Published by Department of the Interior, Canada, Dominion Water Power Branch in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-power -- Canada.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Dept. of the Interior., Canada. Dominion Water Power Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18817716M

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