Vertical zonality in the southern Khangai Mountains (Mongolia)
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Published by Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich in Wrocław .
Written in English



  • Mongolia,
  • Khangai Mountains.


  • Physical geography -- Mongolia -- Khangai Mountains.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesZonalʹnostʹ i͡u︡zhnogo sklona Khangai͡a︡ (Mongolii͡a︡)
StatementEligiusz Brzeźniak ... [et al.] ; edited by Kazimierz Klimek and Leszek Starkel.
SeriesGeographical studies,, no. 136, Result of the Polish-Mongolian Physico-Geographical Expedition ;, vol. 1, Prace geograficzne (Wrocław, Poland) ;, nr. 136.
ContributionsBrzeźniak, Eligiusz., Klimek, Kazimierz., Starkel, Leszek.
LC ClassificationsG23 .P615 nr. 136, GB546.K47 .P615 nr. 136
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3802933M
LC Control Number81107652

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