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Cultural landscape report for the historic motor road system, Acadia National Park

Jeffrey Killion

Cultural landscape report for the historic motor road system, Acadia National Park

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Published by Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Conservation and restoration -- Maine -- Acadia National Park,
  • Roads -- Maine -- Acadia National Park -- Design and construction,
  • Landscape assessment -- Maine -- Acadia National Park,
  • Landscape protection -- Maine -- Acadia National Park,
  • Acadia National Park (Me.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCultural landscape report for the historic motor road system, Acadia National Park :
    Statementby Jeffrey Killion, H. Eliot Foulds.
    ContributionsFoulds, H. Eliot, 1960-, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (U.S.), United States. National Park Service. Northeast Region.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 356 p. :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13573428M
    OCLC/WorldCa183010761


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