Delaware Bay-Chesapeake Bay waterway in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia (Delmarva waterway)
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Published by [Dept. of Defense, Dept. of the Army], Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English


  • Dredging -- Environmental aspects -- Delmarva Peninsula.,
  • Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.) -- Navigation.,
  • Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Navigation.

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StatementU.S. Army Engineer District, Philadelphia, Pa.
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 600 p. :
Number of Pages600
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15226919M

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