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Electricity from coal

Glyn England

Electricity from coal

by Glyn England

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Published by Central Electricity Generating Board in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal-fired power plants -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Glyn England ; based on a talk to the Coal Industry Society in London on 2 November 1981.
    ContributionsCoal Industry Society., Central Electricity Generating Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1051
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(8)p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22028503M

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