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Mountain environments and communities

by D. C. Funnell

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Mountains.,
  • Mountain people.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDon Funnell and Romola Parish.
    SeriesRoutledge physical environment series
    ContributionsParish, Romola.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF57 .F86 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6794378M
    ISBN 100415181011, 041518102X
    LC Control Number00062800

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