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Afghanistan and the Himalayan states

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Published by N. Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Afghanistan.,
  • Himalaya Mountains.


  • Afghanistan,
  • Himalaya Mountains

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Edition Notes

Statementby Patricia and Robert C. Kingsbury. [Prepared with the cooperation of the American Geographical Society]
SeriesAround the world program
ContributionsKingsbury, Robert C., joint author.
LC ClassificationsDS352 .K5
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5792994M
LC Control Number60004171

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