Navigation channel improvement at Bonneville Dam
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Navigation channel improvement at Bonneville Dam Columbia River, Oregon & Washington : Hydraulic model investigations by Louis Z. Perkins

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Published by U.S. Army Engineer Division, North Pacific, Division Hydraulic Laboratory in Bonneville, Ore .
Written in English


  • Hydraulic models.,
  • Bonneville Dam (Or. and Wash.),
  • Columbia River -- Navigation.,
  • Columbia River -- Channelization.

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Edition Notes

Conducted for U.S. Army Engineer District, Portland by North Pacific Division, Division Hydraulic Laboratory.

Statement[L. Z. Perkins].
SeriesTechnical report - Division Hydraulic Laboratory -- no. 100-1., Technical report (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division. Hydraulic Laboratory) -- no. 100-1.
ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. in various pagings, 64 leaves of plates (fold.) :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16102145M

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