2 edition of Fifty environmental problems of timely importance found in the catalog.
|Statement||[by] L. M. Libby.|
|LC Classifications||AS36 .R28 no. 4415|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 67 p.|
|Number of Pages||67|
|LC Control Number||79283525|
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