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High-speed rail technology (Las Vegas, NV-Ontario, CA). hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, January 9, 1986. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.,
  • Nevada,
  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Area.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • High speed ground transportation -- California -- Los Angeles Metropolitan Area,
  • High speed ground transportation -- Nevada -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Area,
  • Magnetic levitation vehicles,
  • High speed ground transportation -- United States -- Technological innovations

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3997 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2344403M
LC Control Number86601772

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