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Arctic expeditions

D. Murray Smith

Arctic expeditions

British and foreign from the earliest period to the present time

by D. Murray Smith

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Published by Fullarton, Jack & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

With fold-out map.

StatementD. Murray Smith.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 824p., plates ;
Number of Pages824
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13942809M

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