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An illustrated guide to Dominica"s botanic gardens

An illustrated guide to Dominica"s botanic gardens

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Published by Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division in Roseau, Dominica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botanical gardens -- Dominica -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Arlington James.
    GenreGuidebooks
    ContributionsJames, Arlington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK73.D58 I45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23676521M
    LC Control Number2008449407

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