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First general list of African names.

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Published by Royal Geographical Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Africa.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG105 P4 A4 1926
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23299762M


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