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South; man and nature in Antarctica.

Graham Billing

South; man and nature in Antarctica.

by Graham Billing

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica.
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementText [by] Graham Billing. Illus. editor, Guy Mannering.
      ContributionsMannering, Guy, illus., New Zealand. Antarctic Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG860 .B5 1965
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[207] p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5939030M
      LC Control Number65008710

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