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Biographical dictionary of geography

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographers -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert P. Larkin and Gary L. Peters.
    ContributionsPeters, Gary L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG67 .L37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 361 p. ;
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1715971M
    ISBN 100313276226
    LC Control Number92018364


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