A watershed year anatomy of the Iowa floods of 2008

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Floods -- Iowa -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Cornelia F Mutel.
ContributionsMutel, Cornelia Fleischer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB1399.4.I6 W37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23575554M
ISBN 101587298546
ISBN 109781587298547
LC Control Number2009024948

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