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Perspectives for Mekong development

Interim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.

Perspectives for Mekong development

revised indicative plan (1987) for the development of land, water, and related resources of the Lower Mekong Basin : Committee report

by Interim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.

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Published by The Committee in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mekong River Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Mekong River Watershed.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 121-129.

      StatementInterim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC513.M45 I57 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2169556M
      LC Control Number88915926

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