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Urban wilderness

exploring a metropolitan watershed / photographs and stories by Eddee Daniel.
  • 2.47 MB
  • English
Center for American Places , Chicago, IL
Natural history -- Wisconsin -- Menomonee River Watershed, Urban watersheds -- Wisconsin -- Menomonee River Wate
SeriesCenter books on American Places -- 12
LC ClassificationsQH105.W6 D36 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16490426M
ISBN 139781930066816, 9781930066823
LC Control Number2008005684

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