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Lochaber area a case study of changing rural land use in the West Highlands of Scotland by Turnock, David.

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Published by Geographical Field Group in Nottingham .
Written in English



  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Lochaber region.


  • Land use, Rural -- Scotland -- Lochaber region.,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDavid Turnock and the members of the Geographical Field Group.
SeriesRegional studies - Geographical Field Group ;, no. 20, Regional studies (Geographical Field Group) ;, no. 20.
LC ClassificationsHD620.L62 T87
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3900923M
LC Control Number81463142

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