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Islands in the desert

a history of the uplands of southeastern Arizona

by Wilson, John P.

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona,
  • Coronado National Forest (Ariz. and N.M.)
    • Subjects:
    • Uplands -- Arizona -- History.,
    • Mountains -- Coronado National Forest (Ariz. and N.M.) -- History.,
    • Arizona -- History, Local.,
    • Coronado National Forest (Ariz. and N.M.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn P. Wilson ; foreword by Patricia M. Spoerl.
      ContributionsHistorical Society of New Mexico.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF811 .W76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 362 p. :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1275957M
      ISBN 100826316158
      LC Control Number95007557
      OCLC/WorldCa32167573

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