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On the edge of Europe

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Published by The Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English

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  • Caucasus
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    • Mountaineering -- Caucasus -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-254) and index.

      Statement[compiled with commentary by] Audrey Salkeld and José Luis Bermúdez.
      ContributionsSalkeld, Audrey., Bermúdez, José Luis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.C28 O5 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 260 p., [13] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1165516M
      ISBN 100898863880
      LC Control Number94146200

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