On landslides in Finnish Lapland. by Raimo Kujansuu

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Published by Geologinen Tutkimuslaitos in Otaniemi .

Written in English

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  • Finland,
  • Lapin lääni.


  • Landslides -- Finland -- Lapin lääni.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 21-22.

Book details

SeriesGeological Survey of Finland. Bulletin 256, Bulletin (Geologinen tutkimuslaitos (Finland)) ;, 256.
LC ClassificationsQE599.F5 K84
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5460619M
ISBN 109516900011
LC Control Number73163139

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