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Emergency planning implications of local governments" responses to Mount St-Helens

Jack D. Kartez

Emergency planning implications of local governments" responses to Mount St-Helens

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Published by University of Colorado] in [Colorado .
Written in English

  • Natural disasters -- Washington (State),
  • Volcanoes -- Washington (State),
  • St. Helens, Mount (Wash.) -- Eruption, 1980.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 25-26.

    StatementJack D. Kartez.
    SeriesNatural hazard research working paper -- no. 46
    LC ClassificationsQE523.S23 K33, QE523S23 K33 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19092094M

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