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The Royal Geographical Society and the development of surveying 1870-1914. / Collier, Peter; Inkpen, Robert.

In: Journal of Historical Geography, Vol. 29, No. 1, 01.2003, p. 93-108.

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Collier, P & Inkpen, R 2003, 'The Royal Geographical Society and the development of surveying 1870-1914', Journal of Historical Geography, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 93-108. https://doi.org/10.1006/jhge.2002.0449

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Collier, Peter ; Inkpen, Robert. / The Royal Geographical Society and the development of surveying 1870-1914. In: Journal of Historical Geography. 2003 ; Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 93-108.

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