The New Zealand environment
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The New Zealand environment a bibliography of material available through N.Z. public libraries, including a select list of overseas publications, 1968-1974 by Nancy Ellis

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Published by Nature Conservation Council in Wellington .
Written in English



  • New Zealand


  • Environmental protection -- New Zealand -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementcompiled by Nancy Ellis.
LC ClassificationsZ5863.P7 E53, TD171.5.N45 E53
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4614127M
LC Control Number77378085

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