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Peoples of the mountains

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountain people -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountain ecology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountain life.,
  • Mountain ecology.,
  • Ecology.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the interrelationship of mountain plants, animals, and peoples.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert Low.
    SeriesPeoples and their environments
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN392 .L69 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL977619M
    ISBN 100823922987
    LC Control Number96014814
    OCLC/WorldCa34576739


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