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The invasion of New Zealand by people, plants, and animals

the South Island.

by Andrew Hill Clark

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Island (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • South Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- New Zealand -- South Island,
    • South Island (N.Z.) -- Population

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 429-452.

      SeriesRutgers University studies in geography,, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU410 .C5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 465 p.
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6062518M
      LC Control Number49050393
      OCLC/WorldCa1302508

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