Sustainable pastroalism in the Himalayas
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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementeditors, Nehal A. Farooquee ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p.
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25171305M
LC Control Number2011351852

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