2 edition of Making sense of environmental capacity found in the catalog.
Making sense of environmental capacity
Includes bibliographical references (p. 70-75).
|Statement||written by Michael Jacobs.|
|Contributions||Council for the Protection of Rural England.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||76 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||76|
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