The Severn Barrage Project
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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English



  • Severn River Estuary (England and Wales)


  • Tidal power-plants -- Severn River Estuary (England and Wales),
  • Barrages -- Environmental aspects -- Severn River Estuary (England and Wales)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 91).

StatementDepartment of Energy, Central Electricity Generating Board, Severn Tidal Power Group.
SeriesEnergy paper ;, no. 57
ContributionsGreat Britain. Dept. of Energy., Great Britain. Central Electricity Generating Board., Severn Tidal Power Group.
LC ClassificationsTK1457 .S47 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1917926M
ISBN 100114129525
LC Control Number90127585

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