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Volta; man"s greatest lake.

James Moxon

Volta; man"s greatest lake.

by James Moxon

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Ghana -- Volta Valley.,
  • Akosombo Dam.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [251]-253.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC558.G62A44 1969b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18041243M

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