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Published by U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • United States. National Park Service.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States.,
  • Wilderness areas -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Text by Howard R. Stagner.

ContributionsStagner, Howard R.
LC ClassificationsSB482 .A326
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6240064M
LC Control Number57060098

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