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Published by McGraw-Hill in Dubuque, IA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geographic information systems

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKang-tsung Chang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG70.212 .C4735 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18725696M
ISBN 10007352283X
ISBN 109780073522838
LC Control Number2008028920

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