Economic aspects of urban sprawl
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Economic aspects of urban sprawl a technical report. by British Columbia. Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board.

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Published in New Westminster, B.C .
Written in English


  • Cities and towns -- Growth.,
  • Cities and towns -- Economic conditions,
  • City planning -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland Region,
  • British Columbia -- Economic conditions

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHT384 C2 L68
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15059672M

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