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New Zealand and the Antarctic

L. B. Quartermain

New Zealand and the Antarctic

by L. B. Quartermain

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Published by Govt. Printer in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Ross Dependency.
    • Subjects:
    • Antarctica -- History.,
    • Ross Dependency.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [244]-245.

      Statementby L. B. Quartermain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG890.R6 Q28
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5022848M
      LC Control Number76857835

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