Land use changes in the moorlands of the North York Moors National Park
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Land use changes in the moorlands of the North York Moors National Park by Derek C. Statham

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Published by Centre for Environmental Studies in London .
Written in English



  • North York Moors National Park (England),
  • England.


  • Land use -- England.,
  • Moors (Wetlands) -- England.,
  • North York Moors National Park (England)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Derek C. Statham.
SeriesUniversity working paper ;, CES UWP 16
LC ClassificationsHN5 .C45 no. 16, SB484.G7 .C45 no. 16
The Physical Object
Pagination34, 6 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5469810M
ISBN 100901350877
LC Control Number73172844

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