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Avalanche in the Alps

Betsy Loredo

Avalanche in the Alps

  • 170 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Silver Moon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps,
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Explorers -- Fiction.,
    • Travel -- Fiction.,
    • Clubs -- Fiction.,
    • Alps -- Fiction.,
    • Switzerland -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In Switzerland for a vacation in the Alps, members of the Explorers Club encounter spectacular views, serious hiking trails, and an avalanche.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Betsy Loredo ; illustrated by Michael Moran.
      SeriesThe Explorers Club
      ContributionsMoran, Michael, 1957- ill., United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.L8786 Av 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1403162M
      ISBN 101881889122
      LC Control Number93011175
      OCLC/WorldCa28423975


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