Science and Spaces in the Northern Environment

  title={Science and Spaces in the Northern Environment},
  author={Stephen Bocking},
  journal={Environmental History},
  pages={867 - 894}
  • S. Bocking
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Environmental History
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