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Famous mountains and rivers

Famous mountains and rivers

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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountains -- China.,
  • Rivers -- China.,
  • China -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from the Chinese.

    Other titlesChina famous mountains and rivers, Zhongguo ming shan da chuan
    Statement[chief editor, Xiao Xiaoming ; translated by Cheng Yu and Gu Wentong].
    SeriesCulture of China
    ContributionsXiao, Xiaoming., Cheng, Yu., Gu, Wengtong.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22987125M

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