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Mining in an urban landscape

Mining in an urban landscape

proceedings of the conference November 19-20, 1968.

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Published by University of Guelph, School of Landscape Architecture in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sand and gravel mines and mining -- Congresses.,
  • Landscape protection -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Anthony M. Bauer.
    ContributionsBauer, Anthony M., ed., University of Guelph. School of Landscape Architecture.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN939 .M57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5457575M
    LC Control Number73159922

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