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Beyond the national parks

a recreation guide to public lands in the West

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Outdoor recreation -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Public lands -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Wilderness areas -- West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Mary E. Tisdale and Bibi Booth.
      ContributionsTisdale, Mary E., Booth, Bibi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV191.42.W47 B49 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination395 p. :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL692170M
      ISBN 101560985666
      LC Control Number97039347

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