Proceedings of the International Workshop on Natural and Man-made Hazards in Africa Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria : Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 1993 by International Workshop on Natural and Man-Made Hazards in Africa (1993 Awka, Nigeria)

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Statementeditors, K. Mosto Onuoha and Matthew E. Offodile.
ContributionsOnuoha, K. Mosto., Offodile, Matthew E. 1936-, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society.
LC ClassificationsGB5011.82 .I58 1993
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Paginationxi, 362 p. :
Number of Pages362
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Open LibraryOL755236M
ISBN 109783095617
LC Control Number97150669

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