Climates of the Northwest being condensed notes of a lecture delivered by Hon. S. Garfielde ... by S. Garfielde

Cover of: Climates of the Northwest | S. Garfielde

Published by [Ringwalt & Brown, prs.] in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Northwest, Pacific -- Climate

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SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 206, no. 2125.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15426438M

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