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Notes on a railway through Central America

by Costa Rica. DelegacioМЃn aМЃ la Conferencia de Paz Centro-Americana. Washington, 1907.

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Published by [Press of W. F. Roberts company] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Pan-American Railway.,
    • Railroads -- Central America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementpresented by the Delegation of Costa Rica to the Central American peace conference.
      ContributionsPaschke, Theodore., Central American Peace Conference, Washington, D.C., 1907.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2823 .C78
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p.
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7012025M
      LC Control Number09025864
      OCLC/WorldCa1656434

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