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Aspects of Arctic and Sub-Arctic Regions

Iceland) International Congress on the History of the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region (1998 : ReykjaviВґk

Aspects of Arctic and Sub-Arctic Regions

Proceedings of the International Congress on the History of the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region, Reykjavik, 18-21 June 1998

by Iceland) International Congress on the History of the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region (1998 : ReykjaviВґk

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Published by Univ of Iceland Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regional geography,
  • Polar Regions,
  • History,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Congresses,
  • History: World

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIngi Sigurdsson (Editor), Jon Skaptason (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages623
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13214810M
    ISBN 10997954435X
    ISBN 109789979544357

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