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6 edition of The Measure of a Mountain found in the catalog.

The Measure of a Mountain

Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier

by Bruce Barcott

  • 10 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Earthquakes & Volcanoes,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Mountains,
  • Nature / Mountains,
  • Nature,
  • 1966-,
  • Barcott, Bruce,,
  • Description,
  • Description and travel,
  • Journeys,
  • Rainier, Mount,
  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9901927M
    ISBN 100345426339
    ISBN 109780345426338

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