Hong Kong; a physical, economic, and human geography by Chi-sen Liang

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Published by China Geographical Model Manufactory in Kowloon, Hong Kong .

Written in English

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  • Hong Kong (China) -- Geography.

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Statementby C. S. Liang.
LC ClassificationsGB318.H67 L52
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL5100862M
LC Control Number74172890

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