A Directory for the Navigation of the South Pacific Ocean: With Descriptions of Its Coasts, Islands, Etc., from the Strait of Magalhaens to Panama, and Those of New Zealand, Australia, Etc. ; Its Winds, Currents, and Passages
Published for Richard Holmes Laurie, 1877 - Atmospheric circulation - 1119 pages
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