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Published by The Commission in Noumea, New Caledonia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Fiji.

Subjects:

  • Shells -- Fiji.,
  • Shells -- Economic aspects -- Fiji.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the South Pacific Commission and the government of Fiji by Brian J. Parkinson.
ContributionsSouth Pacific Commission.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL428.5.F55 P37 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2781005M
LC Control Number83205508

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