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Discover America the Smithsonian book of the national parks by Little, Charles E.

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Published by Smithsonian Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States


  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- History.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementCharles E. Little ; photographs by David Muench.
ContributionsSmithsonian Institution.
LC ClassificationsE160 .L57 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797618M
ISBN 100895990504
LC Control Number95033596

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