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Megacities

Institution Of Civil Engineers

Megacities

reducing vulnerability to natural disasters.

by Institution Of Civil Engineers

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Telford Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning.,
  • Disasters.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17152518M
    ISBN 100727720686

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