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A geography of Britain

A. R. Tolson

A geography of Britain

by A. R. Tolson

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] A. R. Tolson and M. E. Johnstone.
      ContributionsJohnstone, M. E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA631 .T63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination259 p., 8 plates.
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5741794M
      ISBN 100199130043
      LC Control Number70852367
      OCLC/WorldCa201260

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