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Geographic names of the Antarctic

Geographic names of the Antarctic

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Published by National Science Foundation, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antarctica -- Gazetteers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Fred G. Alberts
    ContributionsAlberts, Fred G, United States Board on Geographic Names
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 834 p. ;
    Number of Pages834
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458637M
    OCLC/WorldCa34073967

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