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The Last Explorer The Autobiography of Michael Terry, Frgs, Frgsa by Michael Terry

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Northern Territory,
  • Discovery And Exploration (General),
  • Western Australia,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Terry, Michael,,
  • Explorers,
  • 1899-1981,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Australia,
  • Biography,
  • Description and travel

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9266398M
ISBN 100080343988
ISBN 109780080343983

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