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Back"s journey to the Arctic Sea

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arctic regions -- Book reviews.,
  • Régions arctiques -- Livres -- Recensions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 16608, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16608
    ContributionsBack, George, Sir, 1796-1878.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23752802M
    ISBN 100665166087

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