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Description of the great tree, recently felled upon the Sierra Nevada, California

Description of the great tree, recently felled upon the Sierra Nevada, California

now placed for public exhibition, in the spacious Racket Court of the Union Club, no. 596 Broadway, adjoining the Metropolitan Hotel, New-York

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Published by Herald Job Print. Off. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giant sequoia,
  • Trees -- California

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat California tree : over 3000 years old, ninety feet in circumference
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 19720
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15491240M

    precipitation from at least cm at the Southern and Central Sierra Nevada sites in California (Stephens and Moghaddas b) to less than 50 cm at the Southwestern Plateau in northern Arizona (Hurteau et al. ). Located on national park lands, the Southern Sierra Nevada site had never been logged (Knapp et al. ), but theCited by: 8. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Gold Hill daily news. [volume] (Gold Hill, N.T. [Nev.]) , Decem , Image 2, brought to you by University of Nevada Las Vegas University Libraries, and the National Digital Newspaper Program. Links Countryside Trees local SA nursery. Meadow Glade San Antonio, TX see map west to exit Phone: TAMU Tree Guide shows pictures of every tree for texas. Video: Half of Earth's Trees Are Gone and Humans Are to Blame New study from space shows there are trillion trees on earth. trees for every human on the planet.

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