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Volume 42, Number 9(USPS 154-940)SEPTEMBER 1979
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HISTORIC CEDAR CITY 8IDYLLWILD/SANJACINTO MOUNTAINS 12MESCAL BAJ ADA 16ARCHEOLOCICAL STUDIES OF DESERT AREAS BY BLM 20HARQUA HALA, ARIZONA 24A CARNIVOROUS PLANT IN THE MOJ AVE DESERT 28FULL CIRCLE 32CALIFORNIA'S KANGAROO RATS 34SOUTH FORK OF BOW Wl LLOW CANYON 38WHAT'S COOKINC ON THE DESERT? APPLES! 40
Mary Frances StrongBill JenningsDick BloomquistTom EvansJames R. MitchellWayne P. ArmstrongR.
Starling, Jr.Jack DelaneyDick BloomquistStella Hughes
THE COVER:Beautiful Mooney Falls onHavasu Creek, Grand Can-
Arizona. Photo by Jona-than Berman, Sky Forest,California.
A PEEK IN THE PUBLISHER'S POKE 4NEW BOOKS FOR DESERT READERS 6TRADING POST 42BOOKS OF THE WEST 44LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 47CALENDAR OF WESTERN EVENTS 47
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