3 edition of Environmental implications of agricultural development in Hong Kong found in the catalog.
Environmental implications of agricultural development in Hong Kong
C. T. Wong
1983 by Dept. of Geography, Chinese University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English
|Series||Occasional paper ;, no. 47, Occasional paper (Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 47.|
|Contributions||Symposium on Development and Environmental Management in China and Hong Kong (1982 : Chinese University of Hong Kong)|
|LC Classifications||S589.76.H85 W66 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||22 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||22|
|LC Control Number||84192263|
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