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55 ways to the wilderness of southcentral Alaska

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Published by Mountaineers in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Alaska -- Guidebooks,
    • Cross-country skiing -- Alaska -- Guidebooks,
    • Boats and boating -- Alaska -- Guidebooks,
    • Alaska -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesFifty-five ways to the wilderness of southcentral Alaska.
      StatementHelen Nienhueser & John Wolfe, Jr. ; photographs by Nancy Simmerman.
      ContributionsWolfe, John, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A4 N54 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1081944M
      ISBN 100898863899
      LC Control Number94005520
      OCLC/WorldCa29846292


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