The Lakes of Northern Ireland an inventory

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Published by HMSO in Belfast .

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At foot of title: Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.

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StatementS.J. Smith...(et al.).
SeriesCountryside and wildlife research series -- no.3
ContributionsSmith, S. J., Great Britain. Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. Countryside & Wildlife Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,32p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22313600M
ISBN 100337082561

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