TITLE

How Do Redwoods Measure Up?

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/25/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 17, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz about the height of the redwood tree named Hyperion is presented.
ACCESSION #
28629355

 

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