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Disasters

J. B. Whittow

Disasters

the anatomy of environmental hazards

by J. B. Whittow

  • 210 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Whittow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5018 .W48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination411 p. :
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4403687M
    ISBN 100820304999
    LC Control Number79005236
    OCLC/WorldCa5449448

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