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Building along America"s coasts

Building along America"s coasts

20 years of building permits, 1970-1989

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Published by Strategic Environmental Assessments Division, Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Rockville, MD (6001 Executive Blvd., Rockville 20852) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal zone management -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Building permits -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Construction industry -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Real estate development -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas J. Culliton ... [et al.].
      SeriesCoastal trends series
      ContributionsCulliton, Thomas J., United States. National Ocean Service. Strategic Environmental Assessments Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT392 .B85 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1464135M
      LC Control Number93122841

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