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contribution to the physiography of northern Ethiopia.

Y. Abul-Haggag

contribution to the physiography of northern Ethiopia.

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Published by University of London, Athlone Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia
    • Subjects:
    • Physical geography -- Ethiopia

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p.[144]-148.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB343 .A6 1961
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 153p.
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5818062M
      LC Control Number61003208
      OCLC/WorldCa1883584

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