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The Great Lakes, or, Inland seas of America

embracing a full description of Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario; rivers St. Mary, St. Clair, Detroit, Niagara, and St. Lawrence, Lake Winnipeg, etc. : together with the commerce of the lakes and trips through the lakes : giving a description of cities, towns, etc., forming altogether a complete guide for the pleasure traveller and emigrant

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Published by C. Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- Guidebooks,
  • Great Lakes (North America) -- Commerce.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInland seas of America
    Statementcompiled by J. Disturnell.
    ContributionsDisturnell, J. 1801-1877.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3 microfiches (111 fr.)
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20996660M
    ISBN 10066523290X


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