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Published by Educational Pub. Co. in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Astronomy -- Study and teaching (Secondary).,
  • Astronomie -- Etude et enseignement (Secondaire).

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Statementby M. Parkinson.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 11738, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 11738
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches (55 fr.)
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23421204M
ISBN 100665117388

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