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Isthmian canal by H. H Rousseau

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Panama Canal (Panama)

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Statementby H.H. Rousseau. Presented at the twentieth annual session of the Trans-Mississippi commercial congress, held at Denver, Colo. August 16-21, 1909
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15465024M
LC Control Number10035586

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