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Road maintenance diagnostic study for the Sahel

Louis Berger International, inc.

Road maintenance diagnostic study for the Sahel

complementary note, volume 4, Upper Volta (in French)

by Louis Berger International, inc.

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Burkina Faso -- Maintenance and repair

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Berger International, Inc.
    SeriesSahel, documents and dissertations -- UV 169.
    ContributionsPermanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel., Sahel Club. Equipe de travail "transport et infrastructures."
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17474029M
    OCLC/WorldCa6828947

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