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The built environment image guide for the national forests and grasslands

The built environment image guide for the national forests and grasslands

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Design.,
    • Sustainable architecture -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Landscape protection -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • About the Edition

      Information on architecture structures in national parks.

      Edition Notes

      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.A4
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      Pagination1 CD-ROM
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3280760M
      LC Control Number2003556501
      OCLC/WorldCa50741702


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