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Harnessing resources for national park purposes report of the third National Parks Workshop held at St. Georges Hotel, Llandudno, 19-21 May 1988. by National Parks Workshop (3rd 1988 Llandudno)

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Published by Countryside Commission in Cheltenham .
Written in English


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SeriesCCD -- 24
ContributionsGreat Britain. Countryside Commission.
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Open LibraryOL14387552M

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