6 edition of Encyclopedia of geographical features in world history found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-301) and index.
|Other titles||Geographical features|
|Statement||James R. Penn.|
|LC Classifications||G141 .P43 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 317 p. :|
|Number of Pages||317|
|LC Control Number||97024437|
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