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Alaska on your own, by car

Paige Palmer

Alaska on your own, by car

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Published by Pilot Books in Babylon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Automobile travel -- Alaska -- Guidebooks.,
    • Alaska -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Paige Palmer ; photographs by Caryl H. Ashbaugh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF902.3 P35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2053854M
      ISBN 100875761429
      LC Control Number88031807
      OCLC/WorldCa18743218


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