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Panama and the Canal Zone, in pictures.

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Panama.


  • Panama Canal (Panama),
  • Panama.

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Edition Notes

SeriesVisual geography series
LC ClassificationsF1564.2 .E5
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5687377M
ISBN 100806911204
LC Control Number69019499

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