Windmills for the generation of electricity. by Charles Alexander Cameron-Brown

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  • Electric power-plants.

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LC ClassificationsTJ825 .C3 1933
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6309368M
LC Control Number34025220

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