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Sand dune machair 3

Sand dune machair 3

report on meeting in the Outer Hebrides, 14-16th July 1978

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Published by Institute of Terrestrial Ecology in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Sand dune ecology -- Scotland -- Congresses.,
    • Pasture ecology -- Scotland -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSand dune machair three.
      Statementedited by D.S. Ranwell.
      ContributionsRanwell, D. S., Institute of Terrestrial Ecology., Machair Group., Machair Meeting (3rd : 1978 : Lochmaddy, Inverness-shire, Scot.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH541.5.S26 S26 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3121534M
      ISBN 100904282414
      LC Control Number82232104

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