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A white water handbook for canoe and kayak

John T. Urban

A white water handbook for canoe and kayak

by John T. Urban

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Published by Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canoes and canoeing.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 71-72.

    Statementby John T. Urban.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14714027M

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