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highest Andes a record of the first ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the exploration of the surrounding valleys by Edward Arthur Fitz Gerald

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Mountaineers,
  • Andes -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. A. Fitz Gerald ; with chapters by Stuart Vines and contributions by Professor Bonney ... [et al.] ; with two maps by A. E. Lightbody.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 390 p., :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22137648M

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