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ecological study of the Alvord Basin dunes, Southeastern Oregon

ecological study of the Alvord Basin dunes, Southeastern Oregon

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Published by Oregon State University in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sand dune ecology -- Oregon -- Alvord Basin.,
  • Sand dune plants -- Oregon -- Alvord Basin.,
  • Sand dune animals -- Oregon -- Alvord Basin.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAlvord Basin dunes.
    Statementstudent participants, Neil Cobb...[et al.]
    ContributionsCobb, Neil., Oregon State University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15068379M

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