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tallest buildings

Susan K. Mitchell

tallest buildings

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tall buildings

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Susan K. Mitchell.
    SeriesMegastructures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6230 .M58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17853053M
    ISBN 109780836883664
    LC Control Number2007006979


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