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Geographers Biobibliographical Studies (Geographers) by Geoffrey J. Martin

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Published by Mansell .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Geography,
  • Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9707070M
ISBN 100720123399
ISBN 109780720123395

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