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An introduction to the urban geography of Papua New Guinea

An introduction to the urban geography of Papua New Guinea

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Published by University of Papua New Guinea. Department of Geography in [Port Moresby] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard Jackson.
SeriesOccasional paper -- No. 13.
ContributionsJackson, Richard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20064251M
ISBN 100858100681
OCLC/WorldCa2971867

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