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Water Quality in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, 1992-95

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U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1157

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Spruill, T.B., Harned, D.A., Ruhl, P.M., Eimers, J.L., McMahon, G., Smith, K.E., Galeone, D.R., and Woodside, M.D., 1998, Water Quality in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, 1992-95: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1157, on line at <URL: http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/circ1157>, updated May 11, 1998 .

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