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Published by Micronesian Area Research Center in [S.l.] .
Written in English



  • Mariana Islands


  • Marche, Alfred, 1844-1898 -- Travel -- Mariana Islands.,
  • Mariana Islands -- Discovery and exploration.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Antoine-Alfred Marche ; translated from the French by Sylvia E. Cheng ; edited by Robert D. Craig.
SeriesMARC publications series ;, no. 8
ContributionsCraig, Robert D., 1934-, University of Guam. Micronesian Area Research Center.
LC ClassificationsDU643 .M3713 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3047909M
ISBN 10187845353X
LC Control Number82141249

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