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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

  • Victoria, Lake,
  • Great Rift Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Lake ecology -- Victoria, Lake -- History,
    • Lake ecology -- Great Rift Valley -- History,
    • Lakes -- Great Rift Valley -- History,
    • Victoria, Lake -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by John T. Lehman.
      SeriesMonographiae biologicae ;, v. 79
      ContributionsLehman, John T.
      LC ClassificationsQH195.A233 E58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL362848M
      ISBN 100792351185
      LC Control Number98023065

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