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Impacts of recreation subdivisions in the South-Central Mountains of Colorado

by Hoover, Herbert

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Published by Natural Resource Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recreation areas,
  • Vacation homes,
  • Land subdivision

  • Edition Notes

    Third report in a series on the impact of rural subdivisions on the Sangre de Cristo RC&D project area. Also issued as U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. AGERS No. 21 (aHD1751.A413 No.21). Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementHerbert Hoover. -
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Natural Resource Economics Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26381508M
    OCLC/WorldCa2897369

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