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Published by Tropical Press in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Malaysia,
  • Gunung Mulu National Park (Sarawak)

Subjects:

  • Caves -- Malaysia -- Gunung Mulu National Park (Sarawak)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMike Meredith and Jerry Wooldridge, with Be Lyon.
ContributionsWooldridge, Jerry., Lyon, Ben.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB608.81.M3 M47 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1691710M
ISBN 109677300709
LC Control Number91941165

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