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Coastal planning for urban regions.

Fiona A. MacSharry

Coastal planning for urban regions.

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coastal zone management.,
  • City planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.R.U.P.) - University College Dublin, 1999.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination118p.,plates (some fold.) :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18264316M

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