Granite quarrying and the landscape

a comparative photogeographical study of the Malmon Island, the Swedish West Coast. -- by Gunnar Rasmusson

Publisher: Royal Univ. of Lund, Dept. of Geography in Lund

Written in English
Published: Pages: 94 Downloads: 600
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Subjects:

  • Aerial photography in geography,
  • Methodology,
  • Geography

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Granite quarrying and the landscape: a comparative photogeographical study of the Malmön Island, the Swedish west coast.

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