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Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names

Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys. Geographical Branch.

Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names

principles and procedures.

by Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys. Geographical Branch.

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Published by Queen"s Printer and Controller of Stationery = Imprimeur de la reine et contrôleur de la papeterie in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesComité permanent canadien des noms géographiques : principes et directives.
ContributionsCanada. Ministère des mines et des relevés techniques. Direction de la géographie.
The Physical Object
Pagination6, 6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21907469M


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