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Contrasts of the Appalachian Mountains

John W. Chickering

Contrasts of the Appalachian Mountains

a lecture delivered in the National Museum, Washington, D.C., March 25, 1882

by John W. Chickering

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Published by Judd & Detweiler in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Appalachian Mountains.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J.W. Chickering, Jr.
      SeriesSaturday lectures ;, no. 3
      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsYA 28434
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL606063M
      LC Control Number96201129

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