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Perspectives on the Adirondacks

a thirty-year struggle by people protecting their treasure

by Barbara McMartin

  • 87 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Adirondack Park (N.Y.),
  • Adirondack Mountains Region (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Adirondack Park (N.Y.) -- History,
    • Adirondack Park (N.Y.) -- Management -- History,
    • Adirondack Park (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions,
    • Adirondack Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- History,
    • Adirondack Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-376) and index.

      StatementBarbara McMartin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF127.A2 M366 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 388 p. :
      Number of Pages388
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3552671M
      ISBN 100815607423
      LC Control Number2002003406
      OCLC/WorldCa49277465

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