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Past and present vegetation of the far northwest of Canada

by J. C. Ritchie

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Territories,
  • Mackenzie River.,
  • Yukon Territory.
    • Subjects:
    • Paleobotany -- Northwest Territories -- Mackenzie River,
    • Paleobotany -- Yukon Territory,
    • Paleobotany -- Quaternary,
    • Botany -- Northwest Territories -- Mackenzie River,
    • Botany -- Yukon Territory

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.C. Ritchie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE931 .R57 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2967819M
      ISBN 100802025234
      LC Control Number84213814

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