Ferries, Oregon Inlet and hurricane evacuations report to the 1989 General Assembly of North Carolina, 1989 session by North Carolina. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission.

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  • Ferries -- North Carolina.,
  • Hurricane protection -- North Carolina.,
  • Oregon Inlet (N.C.)

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StatementLegislative Research Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL20424033M

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