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Published by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Power resources -- United States.,
  • Solar energy.,
  • Wind power.

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SeriesNASA EP ; 121, EP (United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration) -- 121.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17645266M

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