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Nile River

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Published by Smart Apple Media in Mankato, MN .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPaul Manning
SeriesRiver adventures, River adventures
LC ClassificationsDT115 .M37 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25376864M
ISBN 109781599209173
LC Control Number2012026572

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