Olympic National Park by Sharlene P. Nelson

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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About the Edition

Describes the landscape, wildlife, and activities of Washington State"s Olympic National Park.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index.

Book details

Statementby Sharlene Nelson and Ted Nelson.
SeriesTrue book
ContributionsNelson, Ted W.
LC ClassificationsF897.O5 N45 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000943M
ISBN 100516204467
LC Control Number96039888

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