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characterization of selected types of palustrine wetlands in Tennessee by Bradley Wayne Bingham

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Published by Tennessee State Planning Office in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English



  • Tennessee.


  • Wetland ecology -- Tennessee.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Bradley W. Bingham and Thomas H. Roberts.
SeriesTennessee wetlands conservation strategy technical report series
ContributionsRoberts, Thomas H., Tennessee State Planning Office.
LC ClassificationsQH105.T2 B55 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 121 leaves :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL937006M
LC Control Number95620741

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