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Soils and plants

Michael Eden

Soils and plants

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Eden ; illustrated by Mike Gornall.
    SeriesA young geographer
    ContributionsGornall, Mike.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS591.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21328772M
    ISBN 10037030599X
    OCLC/WorldCa12805743


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