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Back injuries proceedings by Bureau of Mines Technology Transfer Symposia (1983 Pittsburgh, Pa. and Reno, Nev.)

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


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StatementBureau of Mines Technology Transfer Symposia, Pittsburgh, PA, August 9, 1983 and Reno, NV, August 15, 1983 ; compiled by James M. Peay.
SeriesInformation circular / Bureau of Mines ;, 8948, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 8948.
ContributionsPeay, James M.
LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4 no. 8948, TN311 .U4 no. 8948
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2815967M
LC Control Number83600258

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