Evolving Geographical Structures: Mathematical Models and Theories for Space Time Processes. (Nato Science Series D:)



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Edition Notes

ContributionsD.A. Griffith (Editor), A.C. Lea (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9087848M
ISBN 109024728584
ISBN 109789024728589

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