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Farmland preservation January 1979 - August 1993 by Jane Potter Gates

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English


  • Land use, Rural -- Bibliography,
  • Real estate development -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

StatementJane Potter Gates
SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 93-57, Quick bibliography series -- 93-57
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13615970M

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