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4 edition of The Everglades found in the catalog.

The Everglades

Archie Fairly Carr

The Everglades

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Published by Time-Life Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Everglades National Park (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Everglades.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Florida -- Everglades.,
    • Swamp ecology -- Florida -- Everglades.,
    • Everglades National Park (Fla.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 180.

      Statementby Archie Carr and the editors of Time-Life Books.
      SeriesThe American wilderness
      ContributionsTime-Life Books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.F6 C34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5312053M
      LC Control Number72096548


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