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The destructive extent of the California earthquake

Derleth, Charles Jr.

The destructive extent of the California earthquake

its effect upon structures and structural materials within the earthquake belt

by Derleth, Charles Jr.

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Published by A.M. Robertson in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California,
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Derleth, Jr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22962854M
    OCLC/WorldCa10412047


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