With seaplane and sledge in the Arctic
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Published by Doran in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1924,
  • Polar regions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith a preface by Professor W.J. Sollas.
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. plates, map.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14778452M

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