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4 edition of Technological hazards found in the catalog.

Technological hazards

by Donald J. Zeigler

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Published by Association of American Geographers in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects.,
  • Disasters.,
  • Risk.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald J. Zeigler, James H. Johnson, Jr., Stanley D. Brunn.
    SeriesResource publications in geography
    ContributionsJohnson, James H., 1954-, Brunn, Stanley D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5 .Z45 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3179757M
    ISBN 100892911735
    LC Control Number83022356

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