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Place names of the world

E. C. Burmeister

Place names of the world

a partial listing

by E. C. Burmeister

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Published by University of the Pacific Library in Stockton, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy.

    Statementcompiler: E.C. Burmeister ; assisted by D. Kanwischer and M. Riddles.
    ContributionsKanwischer, D., Riddles, M., University of the Pacific. Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG105 .B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19322124M


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