Studies on the flora and vegetation of high-mountain areas.

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Israel Program for Scientific Translations , Jerusalem
SeriesProblems of botany -- vol.5
ContributionsSukachev, V. N. 1880-1967.
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Open LibraryOL14149264M

Studies on the flora and vegetation of high-mountain area. Jerusalem, Israel Program for Scientific Translations; [available from U.S.

Dept. of Commerce, Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va.] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

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