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Wetlands of Ireland

Distribution, Ecology, Uses and Economic Value

by Marinus L. Otte

  • 153 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University College Dublin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Wetlands, swamps, fens,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Ireland,
  • Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Europe - Ireland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8762157M
    ISBN 101900621894
    ISBN 109781900621892


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