3 edition of Transportation and the environment found in the catalog.
Transportation and the environment
John Greenwood Brown Hutchins
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||John G. B. Hutchins.|
|Series||Westview environmental studies ; v. 5|
|LC Classifications||TD195.T7 H87|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||106 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||77002350|
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