National Meet on Earthquake Mechanism and Mitigation

proceedings (pre-session), August 5-7, 1986, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. by National Meet on Earthquake Mechanism and Mitigation (1986 New Delhi, India)

Publisher: Govt. of India, Dept. of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology in New Delhi

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