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Encounters With a Distant Land

Exploration and the Great Northwest

by Carlos A. Schwantes

  • 308 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of Idaho Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • U.S. - Discovery And Exploration,
  • U.S. Local History - Pacific Northwest States,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Northwest, Pacific

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8234123M
    ISBN 100893011657
    ISBN 109780893011659

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