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savanna ecosystem, Northern Rupununi, British Guiana

M. J. Eden

savanna ecosystem, Northern Rupununi, British Guiana

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Published by Dept. of Geography, McGill University in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guyana,
  • Rupununi.
    • Subjects:
    • Savanna plants -- Ecology -- Guyana -- Rupununi.,
    • Savanna ecology -- Guyana -- Rupununi.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M.J. Eden.
      SeriesSavanna research series ;, no. 1, Technical report / Office of Naval Research, Geography Branch, no. 1, Technical report (United States. Office of Naval Research. Geography Branch) ;, no. 1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK938.P7 E285 1964
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3725935M
      LC Control Number2003363222
      OCLC/WorldCa3865172

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