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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China),
  • Mongolia

Subjects:

  • Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China),
  • Mongolia -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[Translated from the German by H. J. Cant]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS793.G6 H413 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 402 p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5615075M
LC Control Number68023296

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