Problems associated with the coastline
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Problems associated with the coastline [papers presented at a] conference held by the Isle of Wight County Council at Medina Theatre, Newport, Isle of Wight, on 17th and 18th April 1985. by

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Published by Isle of Wight County Council in [Newport] .
Written in English

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ContributionsIsle of Wight (England). County Council.
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Open LibraryOL14852716M

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