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Introductory regional geography

Michigan University of. Extension Service

Introductory regional geography

by Michigan University of. Extension Service

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Published by University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography

  • Edition Notes

    Supervised correspondence study, a project of the Michigan Works Progress Administration, sponsored by the University of Michigan.

    Statementprepared by Robert A. Whiting [and Edna L. Nash]; under the direction of Charles M. Davis.
    ContributionsWhiting, Robert A., Nash, Edna L., United States. Work Projects Administration. Michigan
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 pts. in 1 vol. map, diag.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15520487M

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