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Seminar on quantitative geography

Seminar on quantitative geography

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical geography -- Congresses.,
  • Geography -- Methodology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by R. D. MacKinnon and A. J. Scott.
    SeriesDiscussion paper - Department of Geography, University of Toronto ; no. 7, Discussion paper (University of Toronto. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 7.
    ContributionsMacKinnon, Ross D., ed., Scott, Allen John, ed., University of Toronto.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA23 .S45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii leaves, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5232623M
    LC Control Number75302860

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