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Nuclear energy for desalting.

Grace M. Urrows

Nuclear energy for desalting.

by Grace M. Urrows

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear saline water conversion plants.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnderstanding the atom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD479.6 .U7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6009366M
    LC Control Number66062748

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