Boundary water relations and Great Lakes issues

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Published by Environment Canada] in [Ottawa .

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  • Water quality management -- Great Lakes.,
  • Territorial waters -- Canada.,
  • Territorial waters -- United States.,
  • Great Lakes (North America),
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- Water diversion.

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Statementby David G. LeMarquand.
SeriesResearch paper / Inquiry on Federal Water Policy ; no. 8, Research paper (Canada. Inquiry on Federal Water Policy) -- no. 8.
ContributionsCanada. Inquiry on Federal Water Policy.
LC ClassificationsTD223.3 .L46
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19020501M

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