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Explorers of the Pacific Northwest

Betty Sherwood

Explorers of the Pacific Northwest

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Published by Canchron Books in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explorers -- Northwest, Pacific -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorateurs -- Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) -- Biographies -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBetty Sherwood and Janet Snider.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biographies, Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
    SeriesExplorer chronicles
    ContributionsSnider, Janet, 1944-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20658570M
    ISBN 100968804926
    OCLC/WorldCa52703497


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