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Published by CSIRO Pub. in Collingwood, Vic .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Savanna ecology -- Australia,
  • Savanna ecology -- Australia, Northern,
  • Prescribed burning -- Australia, Northern,
  • Burning of land -- Australia, Northern,
  • Wilderness areas -- Fire management -- Australia, Northern

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 392-394) and index.

StatementJeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke.
ContributionsRussell-Smith, Jeremy., Whitehead, Peter J., Cooke, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH197 .C85 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 404 p. :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24079802M
ISBN 100643094024
ISBN 109780643094024
LC Control Number2009675165

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