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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sequoia National Park (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Sequoia National Park.

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- California -- Sequoia National Park.,
  • Zoology -- California -- Sequoia National Park.,
  • Sequoia National Park (Calif.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSally Carrighar ; ill. by Henry B. Kane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH105.C2 C37 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p., [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4730659M
ISBN 100803263015
LC Control Number78018854

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