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Challenge of the land; open space preservation at local level

Little, Charles E.

Challenge of the land; open space preservation at local level

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Published by Pergamon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenbelts -- United States.,
  • Land use -- United States.,
  • Zoning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles E. Little.
    ContributionsOpen Space Action Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14067516M
    LC Control Number75088343

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