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Arctic adventure, a Kazan River journal being a narrative, day by day, of a group of intrepid adventures on the Kazan River, N.W.T. in the summer of 1982 by John W. McKay

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Published by Betelgeuse Books in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Kazan River (Nunavut),
  • Arctic regions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 185-188.

StatementJohn W. McKay.
LC ClassificationsF5945K3 M3 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19022678M
ISBN 100969078315

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