2 edition of United States and world resources found in the catalog.
United States and world resources
Donald J. Patton
Bibliography: p. 125-126.
|Statement||[by] Donald J. Patton.|
|Series||Van Nostrand searchlight book -- 39.|
|LC Classifications||HC103.7 .P36|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
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