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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon made under direction of the Navy Department by William Lewis Herndon

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Published by Armstrong, Nicholson in Washington .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesUnited States. 32nd Cong., 2nd sess. House. Ex. [doc.] no. 43
ContributionsGibbon, Lardner, United States. Navy Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 vols. pl., map, table.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24596823M
OCLC/WorldCa80344302

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