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Some aspects of medical geography.

L. Dudley Stamp

Some aspects of medical geography.

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical geography.,
  • Climatology.,
  • Environmentally induced diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity of London. Heath Clark lectures ;, 1962, Heath Clark lectures ;, 1962.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA795 .S75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5905135M
    LC Control Number64003577
    OCLC/WorldCa649683

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