Environmental cooperation in the North Atlantic area by Marshall E. Wilcher

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • North Atlantic region

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  • Environmental protection -- North Atlantic region -- International cooperation.

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StatementMarshall E. Wilcher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD171.5.N77 W54
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4402146M
ISBN 100819108901
LC Control Number79003423

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