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beaches of Northeast Scotland

W. Ritchie

beaches of Northeast Scotland

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Published by Department of Geography, University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.269-274.

Other titlesBeaches of north east Scotland.
Statementcommissioned by the Countryside Commission for Scotland, 1977 ; W.Ritchie, N. Rose [and] J.S. Smith.
ContributionsRose, N., Smith, J. S., Countryside Commission for Scotland.
The Physical Object
Pagination278p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22314194M


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