The Rockies Canada"s Magnificent Wilderness by Ben Gadd

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Published by Beautiful Amer Pub Co .

Written in English

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  • Pictorial works,
  • United States - General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Scenic Photo Collections,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Natural history,
  • Caribbean & West Indies,
  • General,
  • Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alt,
  • Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJohn Winnie (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8268499M
ISBN 100898025885
ISBN 109780898025880
OCLC/WorldCa24871025

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