America"s Wildlife Refuges Lands of Promise by Jeanne L. Clark

Cover of: America

Published by Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nature,
  • United States,
  • National Wildlife Refuge Syste,
  • Wildlife conservation,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • National Wildlife Refuge System (U.S.),
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Wildlife

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsTom Leeson (Photographer), Pat Leeson (Photographer), Jason Stone (Photographer), Gene Stone (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8607447M
ISBN 101558687513
ISBN 109781558687516
OCLC/WorldCa52766034

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