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Coastal field study through the medium of beach transects

Malcolm Renwick

Coastal field study through the medium of beach transects

by Malcolm Renwick

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Published by City of LeedsCollege of Education. Geography Department in Leeds .
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Edition Notes

Statement[by] T.M. Renwick and H. Tolley.
Seriesoccasional papers -- No. 2.
ContributionsTolley, H. 1936-
The Physical Object
Pagination1 vol
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21532480M

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