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National parks for Britain.

Henry Chessell

National parks for Britain.

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Published by Cornish Bros. in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by Sir Norman Birkett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB484.G7 C45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22901575M
    LC Control Number47005978


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My last book is kind of a cross between “Wild” and “Silent Spring.” “Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks” (University of California, ) is by William C. Tweed. National Parks are Britain's breathing spaces – protected areas enjoyed by the millions of visitors attracted every year by their tranquillity, beauty and landscape.

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