Notes on some mammals of the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains
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Notes on some mammals of the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains by Peter E. Crowe

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English


  • Mammals -- Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesMammals of the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains
Statementby Peter E. Crowe.
SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 80, article 11
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 391-410, [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18951372M

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