The overland journey of the argonauts of 1862

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Published by Printed for the Royal Society of Canada in Ottawa .

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Subjects:

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • Cariboo (B.C. : Regional District) -- Gold discoveries.

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Statementby F.W. Howay.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 75513
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (15 fr.)
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17496392M
ISBN 100665755139

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