Land assessment in Scotland proceedings of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society symposium held in the University of Edinburgh on 25 May 1979

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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen .

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementedited ... by M.F. Thomas and J.T. Coppock.
ContributionsThomas, Michael Frederic., Coppock, J. T., Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
LC ClassificationsHD618 .L35
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3900924M
ISBN 10008025716X
LC Control Number81463143

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