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Published by Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • Pollution -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pollution.

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Discusses the causes, prevention, and control of environmental pollution.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Harold E. Schlichting, Jr. [and] Mary Southworth Schlichting. Illustrated by Frank O"Leary.
Series[Wings series]
ContributionsSchlichting, Mary Southworth, joint author., O"Leary, Frank, illus.
LC ClassificationsTD176 .S34
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5708421M
ISBN 10081147738X
LC Control Number70176072

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