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dictionary of mountaineering

Robin G. Collomb

dictionary of mountaineering

definitions, names, and terms and their explanations, used by English-speaking mountaineers particularly in Britain and on the Continent.

by Robin G. Collomb

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Published by Blackie & Son Ltd. in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG508 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6239375M
    LC Control Number57058284
    OCLC/WorldCa5760269


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