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Across the top of the world

James P. Delgado

Across the top of the world

the quest for the Northwest Passage

by James P. Delgado

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames P. Delgado.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG640 .D45 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19012759M
    ISBN 100714125458

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