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Exploring the highest Sierra by James Gregory Moore

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English



  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)


  • Cartography -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Geology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Surveys.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.[409]-419) and index.

StatementJames G. Moore.
LC ClassificationsF868.S5 M66 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 427 p. :
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33459M
ISBN 100804736472, 0804737037
LC Control Number99016229

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