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The hiker"s & backpacker"s handbook

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Published by Winchester Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Backpacking.,
  • Hiking.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 312-314.

    Statement[by] W.K. Merrill. Foreword by Fred J. Overly
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.6 .M47 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5704205M
    ISBN 100876910312
    LC Control Number70146063
    OCLC/WorldCa152359


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