Flood of January 5-6, 1992, in Puerto Rico
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Flood of January 5-6, 1992, in Puerto Rico by Heriberto Torres-Sierra

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in San Juan, P.R, Denver, CO .
Written in English


  • Floods -- Puerto Rico.,
  • Flood damage -- Puerto Rico.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 13).

Statementby Heriberto Torres-Sierra.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 95-374.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15422425M

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