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GIS for the 1990s

GIS for the 1990s

proceedings, national conference, March 5-8, 1990, Ottawa, Canada = SIG, la prochaine décennie : actes, conference nationale, du 5 Au 8 Mars 1990, Ottawa, Canada


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Published by Canadian Institute of Surveying and Mapping in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Geographic information systems -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[organized by the Canadian Institute of Surveying and Mapping in cooperation with the Inter-Agency Committee on Geomatics, and Surveys, Mapping and Remoting Sensing Sector, EMR].
    ContributionsCanadian Institute of Surveying and Mapping., Inter-Agency Committee on Geomatics., Canada. Surveys, Mapping and Remote Sensing Sector.
    LC ClassificationsG70.2 .G57425 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 1659 p. :
    Number of Pages1659
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1345642M
    LC Control Number92232730

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