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A field guide to the natural history of the San Francisco Peninsula

Williams, John C.

A field guide to the natural history of the San Francisco Peninsula

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Published by McCutchan Pub. Corp. in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco Peninsula.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- California -- San Francisco Peninsula.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 271-272.

      Other titlesNatural history of the San Francisco Peninsula.
      Statement[by] John C. Williams and Howard C. Monroe.
      ContributionsMonroe, Howard C., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.C2 W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 285 p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5532967M
      LC Control Number67009081


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