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The American wilderness and its future

conservation versus use

by Edward F. Dolan

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Forest reserves -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Public lands -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Natural resources -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wilderness areas.,
    • National parks and reserves.,
    • Conservation of natural resources.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the conflict between environmentalists and commercial and recreational interests over how the remaining wilderness areas in America should be used.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140) and index.

      StatementEdward F. Dolan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 D65 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1553421M
      ISBN 100531110621
      LC Control Number91033440
      OCLC/WorldCa24703127

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