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Sculptures at Hoover Dam

Oskar J. W. F. Hansen

Sculptures at Hoover Dam

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by Oskar J. W. Hansen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB237.H25 A49 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4062796M
      LC Control Number79600218

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