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Land above the trees

Ann Zwinger

Land above the trees

a guide to American alpine tundra

by Ann Zwinger

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mountain ecology -- United States,
    • Tundra ecology -- United States,
    • Mountain plants -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 455-466.

      Statementby Ann H. Zwinger and Beatrice E. Willard. With line drawings by Ann H. Zwinger and photos. by Herman Zwinger and Beatrice Willard.
      ContributionsWillard, Beatrice E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH541.5.M65 Z85
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 489 p.
      Number of Pages489
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298952M
      ISBN 100060148233
      LC Control Number72079702
      OCLC/WorldCa539913

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