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2 edition of California deserts. found in the catalog.

California deserts.

Edmund C. Jaeger

California deserts.

by Edmund C. Jaeger

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford (Ca.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.:1955.

The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 208p., [16]p. of plates :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18707197M

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Featuring the California Desert Conservation Area, Mojave National Preserve, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Joshua Tree National Park, and Death Valley National Park"--Cover. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jaeger, Edmund C.

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