Yangtze: China"s river highway.

  • 96 Pages
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  • English
Garrard Pub. Co. , Champaign, Ill
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Describes life along the river whose basin supports one-tenth of the human race.

StatementIllus. by Kurt Wiese. Maps by Fred Kliem.
SeriesRivers of the world
ContributionsWiese, Kurt, 1887- illus.
LC ClassificationsDS711 .S65 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5848340M
LC Control Number62007775

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