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Minnesota"s natural heritage an ecological perspective by John R. Tester

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Minnesota.

Subjects:

  • Biotic communities -- Minnesota.,
  • Natural history -- Minnesota.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-322) and index.

StatementJohn R. Tester ; Mary Keirstead, developmental editor.
ContributionsKeirstead, Mary.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH105.M55 T47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1118899M
ISBN 100816621330
LC Control Number94045153

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