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Assateague Island National Seashore

Barry Mackintosh

Assateague Island National Seashore

an administrative history

by Barry Mackintosh

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Published by History Division, National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assateague Island National Seashore (Md. and Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAssateague administrative history.
    Statementby Barry Mackintosh.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. History Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 210, [15] p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17655370M

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Assateague Island National Seashore is cared for and managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Department of Natural Resources. Visitors to the park in Virginia enjoy the beach plus find opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (established in.

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The National Park Service completes a full census of the horse population in Maryland six times per year, in February, March, May, July, September, and November. Managed as a wildlife population, the Assateague horses are free to roam over approximately 27 miles of the barrier island Followers: K.

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