Future of Tongariro National Park beech forests proceedings of a symposium held at Tongariro National Park Headquarters, 4-5 March 1982

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Published by Dept. of Lands and Survey in Wellington, N.Z .

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  • Tongariro National Park (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Togariro National Park,
  • Tongariro National Park

Subjects:

  • Nothofagus -- Ecology -- New Zealand -- Togariro National Park -- Congresses.,
  • Nothofagus -- Diseases and pests -- New Zealand -- Tongariro National Park -- Congresses.,
  • Forest ecology -- New Zealand -- Tongariro National Park -- Congresses.,
  • Forest management -- New Zealand -- Tongariro National Park -- Congresses.,
  • Tongariro National Park (N.Z.) -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementWarwick B. Silvester and Victoria Watt, editors.
SeriesNational parks series,, no. 24
ContributionsSilvester, Warwick B., Watt, Victoria.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.F14 F88 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3268943M
LC Control Number83190781

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