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Nature in the urban landscape

a study of city ecosystems

by Don Gill

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Published by York Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban ecology (Biology),
  • City planning.,
  • Nature conservation.,
  • Urban animals.,
  • Urban plants.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 177-204.

    Statementco-authored by Don Gill and Penelope Bonnett.
    ContributionsBonnett, Penelope, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.C6 G54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5429997M
    ISBN 100912752033
    LC Control Number73076409


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