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Winter construction of an automatic low-head hydro-electric plant in Canada.

Robert Ferguson Legget

Winter construction of an automatic low-head hydro-electric plant in Canada.

by Robert Ferguson Legget

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Published by The Institution in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydroelectric power plants -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Robert Ferguson Legget ...
      SeriesThe Institution of Civil Engineers. Selected engineering papers ..., no. 117
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1427.O5 L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL248646M
      LC Control Numberes 33000016
      OCLC/WorldCa11237295

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