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The place names of Isle Royale

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Published by Isle Royale Natural History Association in Houghton, Mich .
Written in English



  • Isle Royale (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Isle Royale.


  • Names, Geographical -- Michigan -- Isle Royale.,
  • Isle Royale (Mich.) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSmitty Parratt and Doug Welker.
ContributionsWelker, Doug.
LC ClassificationsF572.I8 P37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL56491M
ISBN 100935289100
LC Control Number99071476

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