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Ports, waterways, rail, and international trade issues, 1990.

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Inland water transportation -- Congresses.,
    • Ferries -- Congresses.,
    • Harbors -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Commerce -- Canada -- Congresses.,
    • Canada -- Commerce -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTransportation research record ;, no. 1263, Transportation research record ;, 1263.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
      LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 1263, HE617 .H5 no. 1263
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1860092M
      ISBN 100309050197
      LC Control Number90013335

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