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A guide to the ski fields of New Zealand

Rodney Smith

A guide to the ski fields of New Zealand

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Published by Bay Books in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Skis and skiing -- New Zealand -- Guidebooks.,
    • New Zealand -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRodney Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV854.8.N45 S63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3872287M
      ISBN 100858355043
      LC Control Number81195692
      OCLC/WorldCa11442668


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