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Granite quarrying and the landscape

Gunnar Rasmusson

Granite quarrying and the landscape

a comparative photogeographical study of the Malmo n Island, the Swedish west coast

by Gunnar Rasmusson

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Published by Gleerup, Department of Geography, Royal University of Lund in Lund .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGunnar Rasmusson.
SeriesLund studies in geography -- no.4
ContributionsLunds Universitet. Geografiska Institutionen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13962950M

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