Preliminary assessment of water quality and its relation to hydrogeology and land use Potomac-Raritan-Magothy aquifer system, New Jersey by Cynthia Barton

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  • Groundwater -- New Jersey.

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Other titlesPotomac-Raritan-Magothy aquifer system, New Jersey.
Statementby Cynthia Barton, Eric F. Vowinkel, and John P. Nawyn.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 87-4023.
ContributionsVowinkel, Eric F., Nawyn, John P., Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Paginationvii, 79 p. :
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL17672411M

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