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Mines of the high desert by Ronald Dean Miller

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Published by La Siesta Press in Glendale, Calif .
Written in English



  • California


  • Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Joshua Tree National Park -- History.,
  • Mineral industries -- California -- Joshua Tree National Park -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ronald Dean Miller.
SeriesCalifornia mine series
LC ClassificationsTN24.C2 M47 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4487188M
LC Control Number79316315

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