Australia and the Pacific islands by Stephen Currie

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Published by Lucent Books in Detroit, Mich .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Australia,
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Oceania

Subjects:

  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Islands of the Pacific -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBy Stephen Currie.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesExploration and discovery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU97 .C87 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3292527M
ISBN 101590184963
LC Control Number2004010685
OCLC/WorldCa55138808

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