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Alaska place names by Alan Edward Schorr

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Published by University Library, University of Alaska in Juneau .
Written in English



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  • Alaska -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Alan Edward Schorr.
SeriesLibrary occasional papers ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsF902 .S36 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4241512M
LC Control Number80622301

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