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4 edition of A few remarks about the Niagara gorge found in the catalog.

A few remarks about the Niagara gorge

by Leffert L. Buck

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Niagara River region (Ont. and N.Y.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L.L. Buck.
    ContributionsAmerican Society of Civil Engineers.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (7 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18976019M
    ISBN 100665602529

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