Geothermal energy for New Zealand"s future
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Published by New Zealand Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research in Wellington .
Written in English


  • Geothermal resources -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 39-40.

StatementJ.V. Lawless ... [et al.]
SeriesDSIR bulletin -- 229.
ContributionsLawless, J. V.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14241910M
ISBN 100477066860

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