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Himalayas

Blanche Christine Olschak

Himalayas

growing mountains, living myths, migrating peoples

by Blanche Christine Olschak

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Himalaya Mountains.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext, Blanche Christine Olschak, Augusto Gansser, Andreas Gruschke ; concept and design, Emil M. Bührer.
      ContributionsGansser, Augusto, 1910-, Gruschke, Andreas, 1960-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 O4713 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2031597M
      ISBN 100816019940
      LC Control Number88007204


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