2 edition of Geography and society in a global context found in the catalog.
Geography and society in a global context
New Zealand Geography Conference (14th 1987 Palmerston North)
|Statement||edited by Richard Le Heron, Mike Roche,Mike Shepherd.|
|Series||Conference series -- no.14|
|Contributions||Le Heron, Richard., Roche, Mike., Shepherd, Mike., Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science. Congress (Geographical Sciences),, New Zealand Geographical Society.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
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