Summary of commodity handling terminals on United States inland waterways
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Summary of commodity handling terminals on United States inland waterways by John W Vetter

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Published by Navigation Data Center, Water Resources Support Center in Fort Belvoir, Va .
Written in English


  • Terminals (Transportation) -- United States,
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Statementprepared by John W. Vetter
SeriesReport NDC -- 88-P-1
ContributionsNavigation Data Center (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL13611376M

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