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Mapping the future of America"s national parks

Mapping the future of America"s national parks

stewardship through geographic information systems

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Published by ESRI Press in Redlands, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Management.,
  • Geographic information systems.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]).

    StatementMark Henry and Leslie Armstrong, editors, in cooperation with the National Park Service ; [foreword by Allen Carroll].
    ContributionsHenry, Mark, 1954-, Armstrong, Leslie, 1956-, United States. National Park Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB486.M35 M36 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17921100M
    ISBN 101589480805
    LC Control Number2004008093

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