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Colorado avalanche disasters an untold story of the Old West by John W. Jenkins

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Published by Western Reflections Pub. Co. in Ouray, Colo .
Written in English



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  • Avalanches -- Colorado -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-185) and index.

Statementby John W. Jenkins.
LC ClassificationsQC929.A8 J43 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL55299M
ISBN 101890437441
LC Control Number99067793

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