Peculiarities and problems of water transport in the River Plate
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Peculiarities and problems of water transport in the River Plate by Robert Veitch

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Published by La Imprenta Inglesa in Buenos Aires .
Written in English


  • Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay)

Book details:

Edition Notes

At head of title : Institute of Transport - Argentine and River Plate Centre. Session 1944, Number 3.

Statementby Robert Veitch. To be discussed at the meeting to be held on Tuesday, 4th July, 1944.
The Physical Object
Pagination26p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20637370M

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