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Land resources of central Nigeria

Land Resources Development Centre. Central Nigeria project Team.

Land resources of central Nigeria

agricultural development possibilities.

by Land Resources Development Centre. Central Nigeria project Team.

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Published by Land Resources Development Centre, Overseas Development Administration in Surbiton, Surrey .
Written in English


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SeriesLand resource study -- 29
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Open LibraryOL14377033M

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