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4 edition of Expedition to Vancouver"s Island and British Columbia found in the catalog.

Expedition to Vancouver"s Island and British Columbia

by Oregon Botanical Expedition.

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Published by s.n. in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Columbia Botanical Association.,
  • Botany -- British Columbia.,
  • Horticulture -- British Columbia.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16844.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19852359M
    ISBN 100665168446

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