Marine atlas of the Hawaiian Islands complete charts for mariners cruising the waters in and around Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Maui, Kahoʻolawe, and Hawaiʻi by A. P. Balder

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StatementA.P. Balder.
LC ClassificationsG1534.21.P5 B3 1992, G1534.21.P5 B3 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 atlas (120 p.) :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18007838M
ISBN 100824814414
LC Control Number91045699

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Marine atlas of the Hawaiian Islands: complete charts for mariners cruising the waters in and around Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Maui, Kahoʻolawe, and Hawaiʻi.

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