The Rio Grande: life for the desert
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Published by Muller in London .
Written in English



  • Rio Grande,
  • Rio Grande Valley


  • Rio Grande -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Rio Grande Valley -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Illus. on lining papers.

Statement[by] Alexander L. Crosby; map by Fred Kliem.
SeriesRivers of the world, [13]
LC ClassificationsF392.R5 C7 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5743312M
ISBN 100584638140
LC Control Number70871054

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