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A spaceship called Earth

Mark W. Parratt

A spaceship called Earth

our living environment

by Mark W. Parratt

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental toxicology.,
  • Ecology.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementMark W. Parratt, Margaret E. Parratt.
    ContributionsParratt, Margaret E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545.A1 P365 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 385 p. :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2559432M
    ISBN 100840336217
    LC Control Number85080190
    OCLC/WorldCa12943045


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