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Published by National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India.,
  • Pakistan.

Subjects:

  • India.,
  • Pakistan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Alan R. Beals and John T. Hitchcock. With a section on Pakistan [by] Mary Jean Kennedy.
SeriesField guide series,, no. 4, National Academy of Sciences. National Research Council. Publication 704
ContributionsHitchcock, John Thayer, 1917- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS407 .B37
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5814224M
LC Control Number60060027
OCLC/WorldCa2158251

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