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GIS in epidemiological research analysing cancer of the larynx in North West England by Anthony C. Gatrell

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Published by North West Regional Research Laboratory in Lancaster .
Written in English


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StatementA.C. Gatrell & C.E. Dunn.
SeriesResearch report / North West Regional Research Laboratory -- no.12
ContributionsDunn, Christine E., North West Regional Research Laboratory.
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Open LibraryOL13965626M

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