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Published by Oregon State University Press in Corvallis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shipwrecks -- Northwest Coast of North America -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-204).

StatementDavid H. Grover.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG525 .G78 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17743723M
ISBN 100870715410
LC Control Number2001008019
OCLC/WorldCa48642567

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