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To assess the value of satellite imagery in resource evaluation on a national scale

Ockert Gerbrand Malan

To assess the value of satellite imagery in resource evaluation on a national scale

Type III report for period July 1972 to November 1973

by Ockert Gerbrand Malan

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Published by South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria .
Written in

  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Remote sensing -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] O. G. Malan.
      SeriesCSIR special report : FIS ; 50
      LC ClassificationsG70.5.S6 M34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 138 leaves :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4280936M
      ISBN 100798806044
      LC Control Number78307064

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