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The Nebraska sand hills

the human landscape

by Charles Barron McIntosh

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sandhills (Neb.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sandhills (Neb.) -- History,
    • Sandhills (Neb.) -- Historical geography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-258) and index.

      StatementCharles Barron McIntosh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF672.S17 M37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL787537M
      ISBN 100803231849
      LC Control Number95019845
      OCLC/WorldCa32625084

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