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Pacific islands

Great Britain. Admiralty.

Pacific islands

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Published by H.M. Stationery Office] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islands of the Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Compiled by the Geographical section of the] Naval Intelligence Division. [Naval staff, Admiralty.
    SeriesGeographical Handbook series, Geographical handbook series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22975052M


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