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Across Arctic America

narrative of the Fifth Thule Expedition

by Knud Rasmussen

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Published by University of Alaska Press in Fairbanks, Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions
    • Subjects:
    • Eskimos,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Knud Rasmussen ; with introduction by Terrence Cole.
      SeriesClassic reprint series ;
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG700 1921 .R3813 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 415 p. :
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL371321M
      ISBN 100912006935, 0912006943
      LC Control Number98032117

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