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Transport & accessibility to local services in rural areas: evaluation of planning options

Transport & accessibility to local services in rural areas: evaluation of planning options

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Published by University of Ulster, Department of EnvironmentalStudies in Coleraine .
Written in English


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3 computer files : BBC B.

ContributionsUniversity of Ulster. Department of Environmental Studies.
The Physical Object
FormatMachine-readable data file
Pagination1 computer floppy disk
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