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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts in London .
Written in English



  • Northwest Passage.


  • Investigator (Ship),
  • Northwest Passage.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsOsborn, Sherard, 1822-1875.
LC ClassificationsG665.1850 .C64
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 463, [1] p.
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6592740M
LC Control Number16025751

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