Wind-signal display stations at South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan. by United States. Congress. House

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Subjects:

  • Storms,
  • Michigan, Lake,
  • South Manitou Island (Mich.)

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Other titlesStorm-warning station at South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan
SeriesH.rp.1548
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination3 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16059561M

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