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National Park System additions

hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session ... July 24, 1997.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Park Service -- Management.,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-236
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E5583 1997t
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL481001M
      ISBN 100160558379
      LC Control Number98208176
      OCLC/WorldCa38264719

      National Park System: What Do the Different Park Titles Signify? Congressional Research Service 1 he units of the National Park System bear a wide range of titles—national park, national monument, national preserve, national historic site, national recreation area, and national battlefield, among many Size: KB. From the great work that national park friends groups are doing and some of the best campgrounds in the National Park System, to enjoying Acadia National Park, and some help in deciding where to vacation in the parks, our Essential Park Guide for Summer is a great resource and addition to your personal parks library.

      Get this from a library! Wilderness additions, national park system: hearings before the Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session February 5, 19, and March 2, [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Each book features a brief history of the park on its inside back cover, a spot for the official National Park Passport Stamp on the inside front cover, and 48 pages of Finch Opaque 60#T marked with a 3/16" graph to record your plans, routes, notes, and memories.

      Additions to the national park system in the state of Florida: hearings before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first and second sessions on H.R. Overview of the National Park Service, the agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior that manages and maintains several hundred national parks, monuments, historical sites, and other designated properties of the federal government. The NPS was established in by an act of the U.S. Congress.


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