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Global change and challenge

geography for the 1990s

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert Bennett and Robert Estall.
    ContributionsBennett, R. J., Estall, Robert C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG128 .G57 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1868898M
    ISBN 100415001420, 0415001439
    LC Control Number90027303

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