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Argentine plains and Andine glaciers

Walter Larden

Argentine plains and Andine glaciers

life on an estancia, and an expedition into the Andes

by Walter Larden

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spanish language -- Provincialisms -- Argentina.,
  • Argentina.,
  • Andes -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Glossary of some words used in Argentina: p. 308-313.

    Statementby Walter Larden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2808 .L32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16215886M
    LC Control Number11018088

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