|Statement||by Henri Baulig ...|
|Series||The Institute of British geographers. Publication no. 3, Publication (Institute of British Geographers) -- no. 3.|
|LC Classifications||GC89 .B4, GC89 .B4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 46 p. incl. tables, diagrs.|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||38000209|
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