Wilderness trails of Tennessee"s Cherokee National Forest

Cover of: Wilderness trails of Tennessee

Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Cherokee National Forest (Tenn.),
  • Tennessee,
  • Cherokee National Forest

Subjects:

  • Hiking -- Tennessee -- Cherokee National Forest -- Guidebooks.,
  • Cherokee National Forest (Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [316]-318) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by William H. Skelton ; written by the Harvey Broome Group of the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club ; foreword by Lamar Alexander.
SeriesOutdoor Tennessee series
ContributionsSkelton, William H., 1942-, Sierra Club. Tennessee Chapter. Harvey Broome Group.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.T22 C447 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1716303M
ISBN 100870497715, 0870497723
LC Control Number92018726

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