Great Lakes

by Geoffrey O"Gara

Publisher: National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 871
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Places:

  • Great Lakes Region (North America)

Subjects:

  • Automobile travel -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Tours.

Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey O"Gara ; photographed by Layne Kennedy.
GenreGuidebooks., Tours.
SeriesNational Geographic"s driving guides to America
ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF551 .O39 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686751M
ISBN 100792234324
LC Control Number97033681
OCLC/WorldCa37353985

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