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The Shetland economy, 1976-77

I. H. McNicoll

The Shetland economy, 1976-77

structure and performance

by I. H. McNicoll

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Published by Shetland Islands Council, Highlands & Islands Development Board in (s.l.), [Inverness] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementI.H. McNicoll andG. Walker.
ContributionsWalker, G., Highlands and Islands Development Board., Shetland (Scotland). Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19859658M
ISBN 100904562093
OCLC/WorldCa6896244

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