Exploring North Carolina"s natural areas parks, nature preserves, and hiking trails

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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Places:

  • North Carolina,
  • North Carolina.

Subjects:

  • Natural areas -- North Carolina -- Guidebooks.,
  • Natural history -- North Carolina -- Guidebooks.,
  • Ecotourism -- North Carolina.,
  • North Carolina -- Guidebooks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-386) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Dirk Frankenberg
GenreGuidebooks.
ContributionsFrankenberg, Dirk.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH76.5.N8 E86 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50950M
ISBN 100807825476, 0807848514
LC Control Number99055917

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