effects of recreation on the ecology of natural landscapes

by John E. Satchell

Publisher: Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Written in English
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  • Outdoor recreation -- Environmental aspects.
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    Statementby J. E. Satchell ; based on a prelim. report by P. R. Marren.
    SeriesNature and environment series ;, no. 11
    ContributionsMarren, P. R., Council of Europe. European Committee for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
    LC ClassificationsQH541 .S28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4286695M
    LC Control Number78313501

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