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economic impact of parks a report by Federal-Provincial Parks Conference.

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Published by Ontario Research Council on Leisure in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Parks -- Economic aspects -- Canada.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statementproduced by the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Research Committee for the Federal-Provincial Parks Conference.
LC ClassificationsSB484.C2 F42 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4210965M
LC Control Number80490383

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