Jeddah's Environmental Problems*

  title={Jeddah's Environmental Problems*},
  author={Peter J. Vincent},
  journal={Geographical Review},
  pages={394 - 412}
  • P. Vincent
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • History
  • Geographical Review
Focuses on the environmental problems facing the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Modern developments in the city; Population growth of the city; City life in Jeddah; Solutions to rising water tables. 
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