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Published by Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island in Kingston .
Written in English



  • Rhode Island.


  • Beaches -- Rhode Island.,
  • Shore protection -- Rhode Island.,
  • Coastal zone management -- Rhode Island.

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Statementby Stephen B. Olsen and Malcolm J. Grant.
SeriesMarine technical report ;, no. 4, A Coastal management publication
ContributionsGrant, Malcolm J., joint author., University of Rhode Island. Coastal Resources Center.
LC ClassificationsGB459.4 .O44
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4858601M
LC Control Number75624120

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