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Norse way

Great Britain. Highlands and Islands Development Board. Policy and Research Division.

Norse way

a study of Norwegian ferry operations

by Great Britain. Highlands and Islands Development Board. Policy and Research Division.

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Published by [The Board] in [Inverness] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway.,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Ferries -- Norway.,
    • Ferries -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Highlands and Islands Development Board, Policy and Research Division].
      SeriesTransport research paper ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5829 .G74 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], 16 p., [9] leaves :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4282369M
      LC Control Number78308666


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