Designation of New River segment as a component of the wild and scenic rivers system
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Designation of New River segment as a component of the wild and scenic rivers system hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on H.R. 12958 and H.R. 13372 ... May 6, 1976. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • New River (N.C.-W. Va.),
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • New River (N.C.-W. Va.)

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I537 1976h
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4690612M
LC Control Number77602121

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