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Introduction to geographic information systems

Kang-Tsung Chang

Introduction to geographic information systems

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographic information systems

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKang-tsung Chang
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG70.212 .C4735 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328249M
    ISBN 109780073369310
    LC Control Number2010044558


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