Impacts, damage to cultural resources in the California desert by Margaret M Lyneis

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  • Cultural property -- Protection -- California,
  • Deserts -- California,
  • Archaeological museums and collections -- California,
  • California -- Antiquities

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StatementMargaret M. Lyneis, David L. Weide, Elizabeth von Till Warren ; Eric W. Ritter, general editor
SeriesCultural resources publications
ContributionsWeide, David L, Warren, Elizabeth, 1934-, Ritter, Eric W, United States. Bureau of Land Management. Desert Planning Staff, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dept. of Anthropology
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 171 p. :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13603762M

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