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Published by University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography in Chicago .
Written in English

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Statementby Gilbert F. White ; with an appendix by John Eric Edinger.
SeriesResearch paper / Department of Geography, University of Chicago -- No.93
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,150p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21878513M

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