Using our earth by Gertrude Whipple

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Published by Macmillan Co. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Geography -- Juvenile literature

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Statementby Gertrude Whipple and Preston E. James. Cartography by Arthur H. Robinson.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesWhipple & James basal geographies
ContributionsJames, Preston Everett, 1899- , joint author.
LC ClassificationsG133 .W47
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6522318M
LC Control Number47030366

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