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Guide for expeditions to the Canadian Arctic islands.

Guide for expeditions to the Canadian Arctic islands.

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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Canada, Northern -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCanada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1090.5 .G84 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2982412M
      ISBN 100662528999
      LC Control Number84233292


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