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The North American Alps, Canadian Rockies

The North American Alps, Canadian Rockies

Mount Robson route : new trails through new playgrounds for the tourist, the alpinist and sportsman


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Published by s.n. in [Canada? .
Written in English

  • Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company.,
  • Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.) -- Description and travel.,
  • British Columbia -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Grand Trunk Pacific].
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 74326
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 microfiche (35 fr.)
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17488129M
    ISBN 100665743262

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