Environmental surveys by local authorities in Scotland by Planning Exchange.

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StatementLinda Houston (editor), Paul Selman (editor).
SeriesPlanning Exchange occasional paper -- 29
ContributionsHouston, Linda, 1956 Apr. 1-, Selman, Paul H.
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