Australian rainforests

a review by Garry L. Werren

Publisher: Dept. of Geography, Monash Uniersiyt in Melbourne, Vic

Written in English
Published: Pages: 94 Downloads: 454
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Subjects:

  • Environmental protection -- Australia,
  • Rain forest ecology -- Australia,
  • Rain forests -- Environmental aspects -- Australia,
  • Rain forests -- Australia

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 84-94.

StatementGarry L. Werren and David Allworth.
SeriesMonash publications in geography -- no. 28
ContributionsAllworth, David
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD243 W45 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19497610M
ISBN 10090685320

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