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Isolated communities digest of transportation, social and economic data = Résumé des données socio-économiques et du transport relatives aux communautés isolées by Canadian Transport Commission. Research Branch.

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Published by The Commission in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Transportation -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Rural conditions.,
  • Canada -- Social conditions -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRésumé des données socio-économiques et du transport relatives aux communautés isolées.
StatementCanadian Transport Commission.
SeriesResearch reports - Research Branch, Transport Commission ; no. 10-77-5, Research reports (Canadian Transport Commission. Research Branch) ;, no. 10-77-5.
ContributionsWesley, P.
LC ClassificationsHE30.A3 T73 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination395 p. :
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4283689M
LC Control Number78310141

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