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Matagorda Island

a naturalist"s guide

by Wayne H. McAlister

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Matagorda Island (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Matagorda Island.,
  • Matagorda Island
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Texas -- Matagorda Island.,
    • Natural history -- Texas -- Matagorda Island -- Guidebooks.,
    • Matagorda Island (Tex.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-345) and index.

      StatementWayne H. McAlister and Martha K. McAlister.
      ContributionsMcAlister, Martha K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.T4 M38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1711080M
      ISBN 100292751508, 0292751516
      LC Control Number92013024


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