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Research guide to the arid lands of the world

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix, AZ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions -- Bibliography.,
  • Arid regions -- Research -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen T. Hopkins and Douglas E. Jones.
    ContributionsJones, Douglas E., 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6004.A7 H66 1983, GB611 H66 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 391 p. :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185377M
    ISBN 100897740661
    LC Control Number83042500


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