America"s ancient cities by Gene S. Stuart

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Published by The Society in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Central America,
  • Mexico,
  • North America.,
  • Mexico.,
  • Central America.


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  • Extinct cities -- North America.,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.,
  • Extinct cities -- Mexico.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Antiquities.,
  • Extinct cities -- Central America.,
  • North America -- Antiquities.,
  • Central America -- Antiquities.,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities.

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Statementby Gene S. Stuart ; photographed by Richard Alexander Cooke III ; paintings by H. Tom Hall ; prepared by the Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
LC ClassificationsE77.9 .S78 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2404227M
ISBN 100870446274, 0870446320
LC Control Number87034851

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