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Economic and environmental impacts of land drainage in Ontario

William C. Found

Economic and environmental impacts of land drainage in Ontario

by William C. Found

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Atkinson College, York University in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario.
    • Subjects:
    • Drainage -- Ontario.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementW. C. Found, A. R. Hill, and E. S. Spence.
      SeriesGeographical monographs ;, no. 6, 1974
      ContributionsHill, Alan R., Ph. D. joint author., Spence, Edward S., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC978.C22 O64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi. 175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5252513M
      ISBN 10091960420X
      LC Control Number75325323

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