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Published by s.n. in [Windhoek .
Written in English



  • Namibia.


  • Railroads -- Namibia.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the Forum on the Future of the Railways in Namibia :
ContributionsNamibia. Ministry of Works, Transport, and Communication.
LC ClassificationsHE3432.3 .R35 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL146552M
LC Control Number99893586

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