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Published by University Press of Kentucky in [Lexington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- United States,
  • Natural resources -- United States,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Elmo Richardson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 R5
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5308182M
ISBN 100813112842
LC Control Number72091670

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