Techology on the frontier: mining in old Ontario
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Published by University of British Columbia Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mineral industries - Ontario - History

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN 27 O5N48 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination220 P.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22051116M

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