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Avalanche safety for skiers & climbers by Tony Daffern

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Published by Cloudcap in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.

StatementTony Daffern
LC ClassificationsQC929.A8 D34 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24372004M
ISBN 100938567330
ISBN 109780938567332

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