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A geomorphological investigation of the south west Dorset Coast a report to Dorset County Counci and West DorsetDistrict Council by M. J. Bray

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Published by Dorset County Council .
Written in English


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Statementby M.J.Bray. Volume 2, Patterns of sediment transport.
ContributionsDorset (England). County Council., West Dorset (England). District Council.
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Open LibraryOL20344640M
ISBN 100852165021
OCLC/WorldCa24756958

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