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The discoverers of the Fiji Islands

George Cockburn Henderson

The discoverers of the Fiji Islands

Tasman, Cook, Bligh, Wilson, Bellinghausen

by George Cockburn Henderson

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji
    • Subjects:
    • Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659,
    • Cook, James, 1728-1779,
    • Bligh, William, 1754-1817,
    • Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814,
    • Bellinsgausen, Fabian Gottlieb von, 1778-1852,
    • Fiji -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. C. Henderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF29.B2 A18
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 324 p.
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6301670M
      LC Control Number34004210
      OCLC/WorldCa7611682

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