Wild animals of Glacier National Park by Vernon Bailey

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds -- Montana -- Glacier National Park,
  • Mammals -- Montana -- Glacier National Park,
  • Glacier National Park (Mont.)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Vernon Bailey and Florence Merriam Bailey.
ContributionsBailey, Florence Merriam, b. 1863., United States. National Park Service.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL188 B35
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14760908M

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