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Report on the earthquake in Nicaragua.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs.

Report on the earthquake in Nicaragua.

Hearing, Ninety-third COngress, first session, January 30, 1973.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nicaragua,
  • Managua.,
  • Nicaragua.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- Nicaragua -- Managua.,
    • Disaster relief -- Nicaragua.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .F646 1973a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5523269M
      LC Control Number73601513

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