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Ice-cap and tundra by Moore, W. G.

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English



  • Arctic regions.,
  • Antarctica.


  • Tundras.,
  • Ice caps.,
  • Arctic regions.,
  • Antarctica.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] W. G. Moore.
SeriesNew visual geography. Regional series
LC ClassificationsG590 .M67 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 30 (i.e. 59) p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5668670M
ISBN 100090539923
LC Control Number68122655

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