new geography of Scotland for secondary and higher grade schools by Marion I. Newbigin

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Published by H. Russell in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Physical geography -- Scotland,
  • Scotland -- Description and travel

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Statementby Marion I. Newbigin
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15015736M

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