Men against the frozen North.

by Peter Ritchie Calder

Publisher: Allen & Unwin in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 279 Downloads: 448
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  • Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel.,
  • Arctic regions -- Description and travel.
The Physical Object
Pagination279 p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13544039M

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