Preservation of natural monuments in Japan II
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Published by The Department in Tokyo .
Written in English



  • Japan.


  • Natural monuments -- Japan.,
  • Nature conservation -- Japan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementissued by the Department of Education.
ContributionsJapan. Monbushō.
LC ClassificationsQH77.J3 P74 1933
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p., [37] p. of plates (some folded) :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2632942M
LC Control Number85204994

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