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Tunnel für Menschen : World Tunnel Congress "97, Vienna, Austria : proceedings, 23rd general assembly of the International Tunnelling Association, 12-17 April 1997

by World Tunnel Congress (1997 Vienna, Austria)

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Rotterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tunneling -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTunnel für Menschen :
    Statementeditors: Johann Golser, Walter J. Hinkel & Wulf Schubert.
    ContributionsGolser, Johann, Hinkel, Walter J., Schubert, Wulf, International Tunnelling Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA800 .W67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 434 p. :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19721064M
    ISBN 109054108681, 905410869X, 9054108703


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