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Mountain names

Author: Robert Julyan
Publisher: Seattle : Mountaineers, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Absaroka to Zinal Rothorn, this-- book tells the stories behind the names of more than 300 of the world's mountains, including the famous, the infamous, and some of the less well known that have acquired marvelous monikers. Since man first saw bumps on the horizon he's been applying names to them, even if just the purely descriptive."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Gazetteers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Julyan
ISBN: 0898860547 9780898860542 0898860911 9780898860917
OCLC Number: 10824535
Description: vi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Robert Hixson Julyan.

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"From Absaroka to Zinal Rothorn, this-- book tells the stories behind the names of more than 300 of the world's mountains, including the famous, the infamous, and some of the less well known that have acquired marvelous monikers. Since man first saw bumps on the horizon he's been applying names to them, even if just the purely descriptive."--Page 4 of cover.

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