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Pacific island names

Lee S. Motteler

Pacific island names

a map and name guide to the new Pacific

by Lee S. Motteler

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Published by Bishop Museum Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islands of the Pacific -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Islands of the Pacific -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLee S. Motteler.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Maps.
    SeriesBishop Museum bulletin in cultural and environmental studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU18 .M68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19333010M
    ISBN 100930897129
    LC Control Number2008272729


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