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Creation and revision of national park boundaries

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

Creation and revision of national park boundaries

Hearing before the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, seventy-third Congress, second session on H.R. 7360 ... H.R. 4935 ... March 12 and 13, 1934.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Kentucky.,
  • National parks and reserves -- Tennessee.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22274087M

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