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South America and Central America

Jean Dorst

South America and Central America

a natural history

by Jean Dorst

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementphotographs by RolfBlomberg [and others] ; maps drawn by Kenneth Thompson.
SeriesContinents we live on series
The Physical Object
Pagination298p.,ill.,32cm
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18891263M

  Top ports in South America. When discussing the ocean freight industry, hardly anyone ever mentions South America. Not a single carrier in the top 20 shipping lines are from South America. Not even the top Straddling the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, that seems rather bizarre.


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