2 edition of Geomorphology in delta studies found in the catalog.
Geomorphology in delta studies
H. Theodoor Verstappen
Bibliography: p. 22-24.
|Statement||[by] H. Th. Verstappen.|
|Series||Publications of the International Training Centre for Aerial Survey, Delft, The Netherlands,, ser.B, no. 24|
|LC Classifications||TA593 .K67 ser. B, no. 24|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||65089499|
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