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The worst floods of all time

Terri Dougherty

The worst floods of all time

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Published by Capstone Press in North Mankato, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Terri Dougherty
    SeriesEdge books. epic disasters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB1399 .D69 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25231185M
    ISBN 109781429684156
    LC Control Number2011053151


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