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|Statement||edited by Paul F. Wilkinson and Miriam Wyman|
|Contributions||Wyman, Miriam., Wilkinson, Paul F., 1948-, Man-Environment Impact Conference (1982 : Hamilton, Ont.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 230 p. :|
|Number of Pages||230|
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