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Cities on water and transport

Cities on water and transport

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Published by International Centre Cities on Water in Venice .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inland water transportation.,
  • Urban transportation.,
  • City planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rinio Bruttomesso.
    ContributionsBruttomesso, Rinio, International Meeting "Cities on Water" (3rd : 1993 : Venice, Italy)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE617 .C58 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17576682M

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