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Protecting natural areas

Philip W. Quigg

Protecting natural areas

an introduction to the creation of national parks and reserves

by Philip W. Quigg

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Published by National Audubon Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation.,
  • Natural areas.,
  • National parks and reserves.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 37-42.

    Statementby Philip W. Quigg.
    SeriesNational Audubon Society/international series ; no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .Q5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4763529M
    ISBN 100930698053
    LC Control Number78110667
    OCLC/WorldCa4570232


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