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The man and his mountains

Paul Rokich

The man and his mountains

The Paul Rokich story

by Paul Rokich

  • 10 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Kennecott Utah Copper and W.S. Adamson Associates .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation,
  • Biography,
  • Conservationists,
  • Copper mines and mining,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Oquirrh Mountains,
  • Oquirrh Mountains (Utah),
  • Rokich, Paul,
  • Tree planting,
  • Utah

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8565043M
    ISBN 10097159290X
    ISBN 109780971592902
    OCLC/WorldCa54501560

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