Alberta mammals an atlas and guide by Hugh C. Smith

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Published by Provincial Museum of Alberta in Edmonton, Alta .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.

Book details

StatementHugh C. Smith ; with contributions from Ross I. Hastings and James A. Burns.
ContributionsHastings, Ross, 1956-, Burns, James A., Provincial Museum of Alberta.
LC ClassificationsQL721.5.A3 S6435 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1224437M
ISBN 100773210733
LC Control Number94224459

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