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Human geography for West Africa

G. E. D. Lewis

Human geography for West Africa

with special reference to the WAEC School Certificate (and GCE) geography examination

by G. E. D. Lewis

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropo-geography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementG.E.D. Lewis ; edited by A.T. Salau.
    ContributionsSalau, A. T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,154p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21311282M
    ISBN 100340275960
    OCLC/WorldCa16535316


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