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      • Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ocean Disposal Program.Contract 68-01-4610.IEC4010C464.

        StatementInterstate Electronics Corporation
        PublishersInterstate Electronics Corporation
        LC Classifications1980
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 134 p. :
        Number of Pages57
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 10nodata

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