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Coastal processes and conservation

Kenneth Pye

Coastal processes and conservation

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Published by Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd. in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by K. Pye of Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd. on behalf of English Nature East Region.
SeriesThe Wash Management Strategy discussion paper -- 4
ContributionsCambridge Environmental Research Consultants., English Nature. East Region.
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Open LibraryOL16444097M

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