Arctic tourism and global tourism trends

by Jens Kristian Jacobsen

Publisher: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies in Thunder Bay

Written in English
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  • Tourism -- Arctic regions.,
  • Tourism -- Scandinavia, Northern.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [16-19]).

Statementby Jens Kristian Steen Jacobsen.
SeriesResearch report / Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies -- #37., Research report (Lakehead University. Centre for Northern Studies) -- no. 37.
ContributionsLakehead University. Centre for Northern Studies.
LC ClassificationsG155.A68 J33 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination[19] p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15228801M

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