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A threatened global legacy : Naval dockyard cities' heritage. / Coats, Ann Veronica.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer, Vol. 164, No. 3, 09.2011, p. 175-184.

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Coats, AV 2011, 'A threatened global legacy: Naval dockyard cities' heritage', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer, vol. 164, no. 3, pp. 175-184. https://doi.org/10.1680/muen.2011.164.3.175

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Coats, A. V. (2011). A threatened global legacy: Naval dockyard cities' heritage. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer, 164(3), 175-184. https://doi.org/10.1680/muen.2011.164.3.175

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Coats AV. A threatened global legacy: Naval dockyard cities' heritage. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer. 2011 Sep;164(3):175-184. https://doi.org/10.1680/muen.2011.164.3.175

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Coats, Ann Veronica. / A threatened global legacy : Naval dockyard cities' heritage. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer. 2011 ; Vol. 164, No. 3. pp. 175-184.

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