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Memorable Munros

Richard Gilbert

Memorable Munros

a diary of ascents of the highest peaks in Scotland

by Richard Gilbert

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Published by Diadem in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walking -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Gilbert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA880.H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21034581M
    ISBN 100906371414
    OCLC/WorldCa12477885

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