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Russian expedition to America

Sven Larsson Waxell

Russian expedition to America

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alaska -- Discovery and exploration, Russian.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSven Waxell ; [translated] with an introd. and notes by M.A. Michael.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14669064M


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