Soils of the British Isles
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Published by CAB International in Wallingford .
Written in English


  • Soils -- Great Britain.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementB.W. Avery.
LC ClassificationsS599.4.G7
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 463 p. :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21219888M
ISBN 100851986498

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