Problems of land-use in Europe
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Published by An Foras Taluntais in Wexford .
Written in English


  • Land use -- Europe.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Lee.
ContributionsAgricultural Institute (Republic of Ireland)
The Physical Object
Pagination23leaves ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17342228M

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