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Coastal dynamics and landforms

by Alan S. Trenhaile

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coast changes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-360) and indexes.

    StatementA.S. Trenhaile.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB451.2 .T735 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 366 p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL999491M
    ISBN 100198233531
    LC Control Number96038341

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