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Published by Hampshire County Council in [Hampshire] .
Written in English

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Other titlesMaintaining and managing your school grounds.
Statementwritten and prepared by Julie Layzell, Nicola Rogers and Graham Flatt.
ContributionsLayzell, Julie., Rogers, Nicola., Flatt, Graham., Hampshire County Council., Learning through landscapes.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 videocassette (23 min) : 1 ring-binder (35L)
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22130118M
ISBN 101859750990

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