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To the arctic regions and back in six weeks

Alexander W. M. Clark Kennedy

To the arctic regions and back in six weeks

being a summer tour to Lapland and Norway : with notes on sport and natural history

by Alexander W. M. Clark Kennedy

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Published by Low, Marston, Scarle & Rivington in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway
    • Subjects:
    • Kennedy, Alexander W. M. Clark.,
    • Sami (European people),
    • Norway -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementby Alex. W. M. Clark Kennedy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL417 .K45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 446 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages446
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4942858M
      LC Control Number76370370

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