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Beneath the Metropolis

The Natural and Man-Made Underground of the World"s Great Cities

by Alex Marshall

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Human Geography,
  • Public transport systems,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Science,
  • Architecture,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Science / Geography,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10133345M
    ISBN 100195145178
    ISBN 109780195145175
    OCLC/WorldCa62307269


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