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GIS, human geography, and disasters

Andrew Curtis

GIS, human geography, and disasters

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Published by University Readers in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters,
  • Human geography,
  • Geographic information systems

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Andrew Curtis and Jacqueline W. Mills
    ContributionsMills, Jacqueline W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF50 .C87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25013734M
    ISBN 101934269867
    ISBN 109781934269862
    LC Control Number2011420482
    OCLC/WorldCa456104559


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