Walking California"s desert parks
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Walking California"s desert parks a day hiker"s guide by John McKinney

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco .
Written in English



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  • Hiking -- California -- Guidebooks.,
  • Deserts -- California -- Guidebooks.,
  • Parks -- California -- Guidebooks.,
  • California -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn McKinney.
SeriesWalking the West series
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C2 M357 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL814206M
ISBN 100062586378
LC Control Number95051517

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