Providing for the protection and management of the national park system, and for other purposes
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Providing for the protection and management of the national park system, and for other purposes report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 2379) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Written in English


  • National parks and reserves -- Planning.,
  • Natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- no. 98-170.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17656480M

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