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Atmospheric Pollution by Wilfred Bach

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Published by Mcgraw-Hill Book Company in New York .
Written in English


  • Pollution,
  • Air

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Edition Notes

SeriesMcGraw-Hill problems series in geography
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 144 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9248426M
ISBN 100070028192
ISBN 109780070028197

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