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Boreal forests

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Published by Weigl Publishers, Inc. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taiga ecology -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPatricia Miller-Schroeder.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesBiomes, Biomes (Weigl Publishers)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.T3 M55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3394431M
    ISBN 101590363450, 1590363515
    LC Control Number2005005436


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