Three component long-period data for the 1949 South Puget Sound, Washington earthquake
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Three component long-period data for the 1949 South Puget Sound, Washington earthquake

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Earthquakes -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound

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Edition Notes

StatementGlenn Eli Baker
SeriesOpen-file report -- 85-613, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 85-613
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610551M

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