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Published by Weltforum in München, London .
Written in English


  • Ecotourism.

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Edition Notes

StatementEcotourism Working Group ; translated into English by David Buglass.
SeriesResearch reports of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany -- v. 117
ContributionsArbeitsgruppe Ökotourismus., Germany. Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 327p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22197404M
ISBN 103803904366

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