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Voyage round the world embracing the principal events of the narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, in one volume : illustrated with one hundread and seventy-eight engravings on wood by Charles Wilkes

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Published by Geo. W. Gorton in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration,
  • South America -- Description and travel,
  • Hawaii -- Description and travel,
  • Oregon -- Description and travel,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Wilkes.
ContributionsJenkins, Edward O., Gorton, George W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ115 .W71
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 668 p. ;
Number of Pages668
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22921685M
LC Control Number14019416

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