Terrain analysis and remote sensing. Edited by John R.G. Townshend
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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Remote sensing

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Edition Notes

ContributionsTownshend, J.R.G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB 406 T4 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. ill., maps
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21993514M
ISBN 100070686416

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