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Greenock Cut

Greenock Cut

the story of Greenock"s water supply

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Published by Strathclyde Regional Council, Leisure and Recreation Department in (Glasgow) ((Viceroy House, India St., Glasgow G2)) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenock, Scot. -- Water-supply -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p.28.

    StatementClyde-Muirshiel Regional Park ; (researched and compiled by John W. Cumming).
    ContributionsCumming, John W., Strathclyde (Scotland). Leisure and Recreation Department.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28,(2)p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20566811M

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