Land utilization in the Central Himalaya problems and management options

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Places:

  • Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Himalaya Mountains Region.

Subjects:

  • Land use -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Planning.,
  • Land use -- Government policy -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
  • Natural resources -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Management.,
  • Sustainable development -- Himalaya Mountains Region.

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Statementeditors, Kireet Kumar, P.P. Dhyani, L.M.S. Palni.
SeriesHimvikas occasional publication ;, no. 8, Himvikas occasional publication ;, no. 8.
ContributionsKumar, Kireet., Dhyani, P. P., Palni, L. M. S., G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development., Regional Workshop on Sustainable Land Utilization in the Central Himalaya: Problems and Management Options (1996 : Almora, India)
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LC ClassificationsHD876 .L365 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL320869M
ISBN 108173870624
LC Control Number97901510
OCLC/WorldCa36995231

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