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Rivers of North America

Israel C. Russell

Rivers of North America

a reading lesson for students of geography and geology

by Israel C. Russell

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rivers,
  • North America

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also under title: River development as illustrated by the rivers of North America. 1902.

    Statementby Israel C. Russell.
    SeriesScience series -- 3, Science series (Putnam) -- v. 3.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 327 p.
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528614M
    LC Control Number04004716
    OCLC/WorldCa3583790


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