Why in the world adventures in geography by Demko, George J.

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Geography

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StatementGeorge J. Demko with Jerome Agel and Eugene Boe.
ContributionsAgel, Jerome., Boe, Eugene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG116 .D46 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination399 p. :
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1558469M
ISBN 100385266294
LC Control Number91039397

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