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Human settlements atlas for Asia and the Pacific.

Human settlements atlas for Asia and the Pacific.

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Published by United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human settlements -- Asia -- Maps,
  • Human ecology -- Atlases,
  • Human geography -- Atlases,
  • Human settlements -- Atlases

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 77-79

    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1-4 :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19651105M


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