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Published by Center for Energy Studies, University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Colorado Plateau.

Subjects:

  • Energy development -- Environmental aspects -- Colorado Plateau,
  • Landscape -- Colorado Plateau

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam E. deBuys, Jr., and Robin W. Doughty.
SeriesPolicy study / Center for Energy Studies, the University of Texas at Austin ;, no. 19, Policy study (University of Texas at Austin. Center for Energy Studies) ;, no. 19.
ContributionsDoughty, Robin W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD195.E49 D43 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2818915M
LC Control Number83620698

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